Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Many diseases in humans are thought to be directly or indirectly related to nutrition, These include, but are not limited to, deficiency diseases, caused by a lack of essential nutrients.
Additionally, several diseases are directly or indirectly impacted by dietary habits, and require very close attention to the nutrient content of food.

Overnutrition (eating too much)

Vitamin poisoning Vitamins

Iron overload disorder Microminerals and Macrominerals

Deficiency diseases Deficiencies (eating too little)

protein-energy malnutrition

  • kwashiorkor
    Mental retardation