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Health complication caused by protein deficiency.

Human body need to consume the sufficient amount of protein on daily basis. Lacking of sufficient intake of protein may cause many health complications. This short review aimed to assess the perceptions of various researchers available in the shape of literature about the health complications caused by low intake of protein. Based on available literature the researcher arrived at conclusion that insufficient of protein may cause various health problems such as kwashiorkor, marasmus, impaired mental health, edema, organ failure, wasting and shrinkage of muscle tissues, and weakness of immune system.

Author(s): Alamgir Khan