This podcast, Preventing Malnutrition (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.: Addressing Undernutrition in Young U.S. Children by Dr. Robert Murray, will provide a good foundation for understanding child nutrition and growth challenges. Please listen to this for class Monday and answer these questions for submission and for class discussion.
What does the speaker mean by the “Nutritional floor?” What are the three steps for intervention? What is most necessary in the acute phase vs the chronic phase of undernutrition? What are three reasons growth failure might occur? Why is head circumference important?