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Medical News Today: Why does the stomach bloat when starved?

07:00 EDT 13 Jul 2018 | Medical News Today

When the body is starved, it undergoes many changes. One of these may be a bloated stomach and retained fluid, which can make a person look plump. This condition is known as kwashiorkor and is caused by a lack of protein in the diet. Kwashiorkor can be fixed by slowly eating more protein and calories. Learn more here.

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