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Malnutrion affects your lab values in what way?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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Most important is serum albumin, which can drop for a variety of reasons, but notably in poor protein / total nutrient intake.
People who subsist on junk food or fall for diets by health charlatans can end up having labs demonstrate deficiencies in vitamins a, d, folic acid, b12, iron, and some others -- all too common. Cholesterols and triglycerides are influenced some by diet as well.

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Most important is serum albumin, which can drop for a variety of reasons, but notably in poor protein / total nutrient intake.
People who subsist on junk food or fall for diets by health charlatans can end up having labs demonstrate deficiencies in vitamins a, d, folic acid, b12, iron, and some others -- all too common. Cholesterols and triglycerides are influenced some by diet as well.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Depends test, malnut

Malnutrition includes obesity, overweight, protein-calorie malnutrition, protein deficiency, vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
Different conditions have different effectsmon various blood test, including functional tests (enzymes), blood count, lipid/fatlevels, liver and kidney function tests, specific markers, protein levels. All dependes on what you mean.

In brief: Depends test, malnut

Malnutrition includes obesity, overweight, protein-calorie malnutrition, protein deficiency, vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
Different conditions have different effectsmon various blood test, including functional tests (enzymes), blood count, lipid/fatlevels, liver and kidney function tests, specific markers, protein levels. All dependes on what you mean.
Dr. Arthur Heller
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