Eating less than usual? Lost weight without meaning to? Clothes becoming loose? You might be malnourished. Malnutrition occurs when a person does not consume enough energy (calories/ kilojoules) or protein for their body’s needs. Identifying it early means poor health outcomes can be avoided.
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