deficiency diseases and their symptoms

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Please find below the answer:

The associated deficiency diseases for various vitamins are given in the following table:

 

Vitamin

Essential for

Deficiency disease

1. Vitamin A Good eyesight Night-blindness (poor night vision)
2.

Vitamin B complex

(mixture of several vitamins)

Digestion, growth Beri-beri (nervousness, loss of appetite, paralysis)
3. Vitamin C (ascorbic acid Muscles and teeth Scurvy (bleeding of gums and swelling of joints)
4. Vitamin D(produced by the sun in the skin) Strong bones and teeth Rickets (decaying teeth, weak bones) in children and osteomalacia in adults
5. Vitamin K (made by bacteria in the large intestine) Blood clotting Hemorrhage (bleeding)
 

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