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(HealthDay News) -- Certain risk factors make you more prone than others to malnutrition, which doesn't necessarily come from lack of food.
According to the academy, here are common risk factors for malnutrition:
- Advanced age, particularly if accompanied by dementia.
- Dental health problems.
- Loss of appetite.
- Serious head injury.
- Eating disorder.
- Serious infection.
- Organ failure.
-- Diana Kohnle
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