Malnutrition is a state in which a deficiency, buy cialis excess or imbalance of energy, stomach protein and other nutrients causes measurable adverse effects on tissue/body form (body shape, purchase size and composition), function or clinical outcome. Although the term ‘malnutrition’ can encompass both overnutrition/obesity and undernutrition, for the remainder of this document the term is only used to mean undernutrition.
An adulterant is a chemical substance which should not be contained within other substances (e.g. food, beverages, fuels) for legal or other reasons. The addition of adulterants is called adulteration. The word is only appropriate when the additions are unwanted by the recipient, otherwise the expression would be food additive. Food adulteration includes addition of colors, animal fats and various organic and inorganic chemicals.
IAPEN quality group is planning to develop a toolkit for monitoring the nutritional of patients in hospitals and health care related organizations. Hospitals can contact IAPEN for information related to nutritional intake of patients suffering from various diseases. The members will be provided a web interface for submitting their weekly/monthly menus or food habits for expert opinion. IAPEN will also issue certification to the hospitals/clinical organizations after verification.