Deficiency diseases are health conditions that arise due to a lack of essential nutrients in the diet. These nutrients include vitamins, minerals, proteins, and other essential compounds required for proper bodily functions. Deficiency diseases can result in a range of symptoms, such as weakness, fatigue, impaired growth, and compromised immune function. Proper nutrition and a balanced diet are crucial in preventing these diseases, ensuring optimal health and well-being for individuals of all ages.
Given below are the names of certain diseases and disorders resulting from deficiency of essential nutrients.
|#||Name of the disease||Linked with the deficiency of|
|1.||Night Blindness||Vitamin A|
|2.||Beri Beri||Vitamin B|
|6.||Impaired blood clotting||Vitamin K|