Arm circumference is a more reliable indicator of malnutrition in children

A study that had appeared in the Journal of Nutrition suggests that measurement of the arm of children leads to better diagnosis of malnutrition than weight-based measurements. The traditional method of figuring out if the child is moderately or severely malnourished is based on the evaluation of child’s weight directly.  Image Source: ShutterstockHow can weight-based evaluation be misleading?
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