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If a child eats adequate protein but total energy intake is below that needed by the body, what will follow?

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In brief: Depends

If they are not eating enough calories to maintain adequate growth, their weight will decrease, and eventually their height may decrease.
This is called failure to thrive.

In brief: Depends

If they are not eating enough calories to maintain adequate growth, their weight will decrease, and eventually their height may decrease.
This is called failure to thrive.
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