Lack of sufficient dietary elements such as proteins, vitamins and nutrient minerals causes various deficiency diseases, according to Healthline. Examples of deficiency diseases along with the respective nutrients whose ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

According to Encyclopedia Britannica, there are no known diseases caused by carbohydrate deficiency. The human body has no dietary requirement for carbohydrates. If fewer than 50 to 100 grams of carbohydrates are consume... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Amounts & Limits

According to Healthy Place, a persistent deficiency of water can cause depression; chronic fatigue syndrome; insulin-dependent diabetes; lupus; multiple sclerosis; muscular dystrophy; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or AL... More » Health Medications & Vitamins
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