Dietary vitamins and minerals
- Calcium. Osteoporosis. Rickets. Tetany.
- Iodine deficiency. Goiter.
- Selenium deficiency. Keshan disease.
- Iron deficiency. Iron deficiency anemia.
- Zinc. Growth retardation.
- Thiamine (Vitamin B1) Beriberi.
- Niacin (Vitamin B3) Pellagra.
- Vitamin C. Scurvy.
What are some nutrition related diseases?
Nutritional disease, any of the nutrient-related diseases and conditions that cause illness in humans. They may include deficiencies or excesses in the diet, obesity and eating disorders, and chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, cancer, and diabetes mellitus.
What is the most common nutritional disorder?
Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies in the world, affecting more than 25% of people worldwide ( 1 , 2 ). This number rises to 47% in preschool children. Unless they’re given iron-rich or iron-fortified foods, they are very likely to lack iron.
What are the diseases resulting from nutrient deficiency?
Any currently treated or untreated nutrient deficiency or disease. These include, but are not limited to, Protein Energy Malnutrition, Scurvy, Rickets, Beriberi, Hypocalcemia, Osteomalacia, Vitamin K Deficiency, Pellagra, Xerophthalmia, and Iron Deficiency.