A person may be getting enough food to eat, but sometimes the food may not contain a particular nutrient. If this continues over a long period of time, the person may suffer from its deficiency.
Deficiency of one or more nutrients can cause diseases or disorders in our body. Diseases that occur due to lack of nutrients over a long period are called deficiency diseases.
Vitamin A——— Night blindness
Vitamin B2——– Ariboflavinosis
Vitamin B3 ——–Pellagra
Vitamin B5 ——–Paresthesia
Vitamin B6 ——–Anemia
Vitamin B7 —— Dermatitis, enteritis
Vitamin B9 & Vitamin B12 —– Megaloblastic anemia
Vitamin C —— Scurvy, Swelling of Gums
Vitamin D —— Rickets & Osteomalacia
Vitamin E —— Less Fertility
Vitamin K —— Non-Clotting of Blood.