Food and Nutrition

Good health is a result of potent management of food and nutrition intake. Food choices and smart nutrition can help in disease prevention. Ongoing illness can easily be coped up by eating right food. Imbalance in the diet can lead to various deficiencies that may lead to some serious diseases listed as follow:

  • Scurvy: deficiency of vitamin C
  • Pellagra: deficiency of vitamin B3
  • Beriberi: deficiency of vitamin B1 (found in cereal husks)
  • Ariboflavinosis: deficiency of vitamin B2
  • Night blindness: deficiency of Vitamin A
  • Rickets: severe vitamin D and/or calcium deficit
  • Magnesium and potassium deficit: occurs with certain medical problems and medications.

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