Flashcards in BMI & Protein Malnutrition Deck (20):
BMI underweight is?
BMI morbidly obese is?
BMI overweight is?
BMI obese is?
normal BMI is?
Difference between kwashiokor and marasmus?
kwashiokor is lack of protein
marasmus is lack of protein and other macronutrients
BMI of 25 for a child is?
not normal: obese, need to refer to chart
what low BMI is fatal?
waist circumference increase risk for men and women are what number?
what happens to villi in starvation?
intestinal villi degeneration
What to use for refeeding starvation?
why do you get edema with kwashiorkor?
not enough protein, decrease serum albumin, so water goes into tissues water than stay in vessels
aflatoxin, how is it ingested what does it do?
ingested due to fungus on crops
aflatoxin > liver > epoxide > reacts with DNA
what if you give rich food to people who were starving?
they will die due to septic shock, bacteria get all the nutrients
adults who drink milk mutate which chromosome?
chromosome 2, reduced lactase production
When do you get negative nitrogen balance?
Cachexia is caused in part by?
high levels of TNF-a
which health profession usually picks up bulimia?
3 Predisposing factors for anorexia nervosa?
1. stressful life events
3. turbulent family relationships