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Malnutrition

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Malnutrition can occur when a person's body is not getting enough nutrients. It can result from a poor or unbalanced diet, digestive difficulties, absorption problems or other medical conditions.

Malnutrition can lead to:

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Mayo Clinic (Senior health: How to prevent and detect malnutrition)

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Last reviewed: July 2016

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