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Sources of Nutrients and Deficiency diseases








Nutrients
Food Sources
Deficiency Diseases
Carbohydrates
Cereal, whole grains, legumes, potatoes, cheese, pasta, etc.
Hypoglycaemia and Ketoacidosis.
Proteins
Almonds, eggs, chicken, yogurt, cottage cheese, oats, seafood, beans and pulses, milk and other dairy products.
Kwashiorkor and Marasmus.
Iodine
Eggs, nuts, bread, seaweed, dairy products, and iodized table salt.
Goitre, Anaemia, Hypothyroidism
Calcium
Dates, spinach, almonds, soybeans eggs, beans, lentils milk, and all other dairy products.
Muscle spasms, low bone density, and Hypocalcaemia.
Sodium
Onions, cabbage, sweet potato, broccoli, pumpkin seeds, eggs and milk
Gastrointestinal Distress, the Improper functioning of nerves and muscles.
Phosphorous
Milk, yogurt, soy products, beans, whole grain food products, potatoes, peas, etc.
Weak bones and muscles, joint pains, nervous system disorders, obesity, etc.
Vitamin – A
Green leafy vegetables,  yellow colored fruits,  milk,  nuts, tomatoes, carrots, broccoli,  etc.
Night Blindness and other vision problems.
Vitamin – B
Whole-grain foods, legumes eggs, green leafy vegetables milk and milk products, etc.
Beriberi.
Vitamin – C
Citrus fruits, broccoli, milk, and chestnuts.
Gum bleeding and Scurvy.
Vitamin – D
Fish, liver, egg yolks, cheese, citrus fruit juices, soy milk, cereals, etc.
Improper growth of bones and Rickets.
Vitamin – E
Potatoes, turnip, pumpkin, avocado, guava, olives, mango, olives, milk,  nuts, seeds etc.
Heart problems and Haemolysis.
Vitamin – K
Tomatoes, chestnuts, broccoli, beef, cashew nuts, lamb, mangoes, etc.
Haemorrhage.



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