Signs of Protein Deficiency

Signs of Protein Deficiency

Signs of Protein Deficiency

  • Slow wound healing
  • Oedema (Swollen hands/feet/abdomen)
  • Wasting/shrinking muscle mass
  • Sagging skin
  • Anaemia
  • Poor digestion
  • Fatty liver
  • Hair loss

If you have more than 3 symptoms, you may not eat enough protein or you may not digest protein well.

Reference

Fischer K, 2008, The healthy skin diet, Wollombi, Australia, p80

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