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Current Issue In Food Nutrition :
It means "poor nutrition"
Malnutrition is a serious condition that happens when your diet does not contain the right amount of nutrients.
undernutrition – not getting enough nutrients
overnutrition – getting more nutrients than needed
Signs and symptoms of malnutrition
losing 5% to 10% or more of weight over 3 to 6 months is one of the main signs of malnutrition
a low body weight – people with a body mass index (BMI) under 18.5 are at risk of being malnourished
a lack of interest in eating and drinking
Who's at risk of malnutrition
have a long-term health conditions that affect appetite, weight and/or how well nutrients are absorbed by the gut, such as Crohn's disease
have problems swallowing (dysphagia)
are socially isolated, have limited mobility, or a low income
need extra energy, such as people with cystic fibrosis, are recovering from a serious injury or burns, and those with tremors (uncontrollable shaking)
Treatments for malnutrition
eat "fortified" foods that are high in calories and protein
snack between meals
have drinks that contain lots of calories
a certain amount of each nutrient is needed for our bodies
At high doses, some substances may have adverse effects, and may
Made from medicinal plants, natural extract, traditional food, dehydrated
or concentrated fruit and vegetables, added vitamin and minera
dietary or nutritional supplements
available in a range of doses, and in different
treat a disease
diet make up for the lack of nutrients
Body need partially absorb the supplement, the high dose taken cause waste
feeling of weakness
supplements may interact with your regular medication
Potentially dangerous combinations can materialize
Improve or maintain the food's nutritive value such as vitamin C in bread.
Preserving food to last longer and stay fresh
Saves time and cheaper
May causing sickness such as diarrhea, nausea and shortness of breath.
Increasing cancer risk when the chemicals are combine with each other such as sodium benzoate combined with ascorbic acid producing benzene which can cause a risk for leukemia.
Allergic reaction might occur especially children.
Links to ADHD and other behavioural issues
Chemicals that added to foods to keep them fresh / enhance their colour, flavour and texture.
Types of foods additives:
Anti-oxidants, flavours, colours and emulsifiers.
Genetically Modified Organism
More food with less land
Reduce of pesticides
Better food quality and taste
Unfair distribution of them
Unknown health effects
Long term ecological impacts
Isolating that trait
Inserting that trait into a desired organism
Propagating that organism
Identifying a trait of interest
Low/No Calorie Sweetened Beverage Consumption
beverages sweetened with one or more high intensity sweeteners in place of energy yielding sugars
control caloric intake
help to lose weight.
good replacement for full-sugar sodas and fruit juices
increased risk of chronic kidney disease.
high phosphorus content of soda
increased risk of kidney stone development
Alternative herbal medicines are considered to be the best solution to address the growing number of health-related concerns today
No Allergic Reactions
take a longer time to work
Herbal medicines are consumed with pharmaceutical drugs, the two can interact with each other resulting in injuries to health
herbal medicine may poison rather than cure someone