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  • If the condition progresses, the undernourished child may become irritable and/or apathetic and may not reach typical developmental markers such as sitting up, walking, and talking at the usual ages.
  • Children who are already undernourished can suffer from protein-energy malnutrition when rapid growth, infection, or disease increases the need for protein and essential nutrients.
  • Screening is particularly critical for those children who may be neglected or undernourished or may live in disease-producing conditions.
  • Furthermore, fasting can be down right dangerous for those with medical conditions or for those who are underweight or undernourished.
  • Multivitamin and mineral supplements, including iron and zinc, usually are recommended to all undernourished children.