What is Kwashiorkor?
- Kwashiorkor is a protein deficiency disease.
- Commonly affects babies between 1-3 years of age.
- Subcutaneous fat persists.
- Skin and hair color changes.
- Appetite is reduced.
- Most widely spread kind of malnutrition.
- Common symptoms are - underweight, stunted growth, poor brain development, anaemia.
- Cure- protein rich foods.