B1 - Diet Problems

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What condition can eating too little protein cause?
Kwashiorker.
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What is a common symptom of kwashiorker?
A swollen stomach.
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What does EAR stand for?
Estimated Average Daily Requirement.
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How do you calculate EAR?
0.6 x body mass (kg)
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What does BMI stand for?
Body Mass Index.
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What is BMI used for?
To help decide whether someone is underweight, normal, overweight, obese.
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How do you work out BMI?
Body mass (kg) / (height)2 (m)
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Any BMI below _ is considered underweight...
18.5
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Any BMI above _ is considered severely obese...
40
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Any BMI _ - _ is considered overweight...
25-29.9
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What is a common symptom of kwashiorker?

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A swollen stomach.

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What does EAR stand for?

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How do you calculate EAR?

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What does BMI stand for?

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