CH 10 NUTRITION
The symptoms of marasmus are: Less body weight. Degenerations result in a frail body if formed of muscles, skin, and bones only. Skin becomes loosely folded. Thin face, thinning of limbs. Retarded physical and mental growth. Ribs appear prominent.
The symptoms of kwashiorkor are: Underweight Belly protruding out Skin getting dark and scaly Stunted growth Loss of appetite Repeated diarrhoea Enlarged liver and anaemia
Carbohydrates, fats, and proteins
The disease is caused by a lack of proteins are: Kwashiorkor Marasmus