Writer's Guide to Government Information

Resources to inject real life detail into your fiction

Malnutrition from MedlinePlus

Malnutrition from MedlinePlus – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/malnutrition.html

Representative questions that can be answered with this resource:

  • What are some symptoms of Kwashiorkor?
  • If a person started eating hairballs, paint and sand, what disorder might they have?
  • What deficiency could you give a character that would cause delusions and Diarrhea?


General information on malnutrition and hunger, with links to nutrient deficiencies such as Beriberi, Kwashiorkor, Pellagra and Scurvy.


Single Post Navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: