Nutritional Disorders

Nutritional Disorders are disorders of the body’s nutrition, such as vitamin deficiencies or mineral deficiencies. Poor diet may be a cause, ranging from inadequate dietary intake of vitamins to starvation. Malabsorption disorders are another possible cause of a nutritional deficiency. There are also other causes, such as metabolic disorders ...

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Introduction: Nutritional Disorders

nutrition: The intake of food, considered in relation to the body's dietary needs. ...Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare1 ...

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Causes List for Nutritional Disorders

Some possible causes of Nutritional Disorders or similar disorders may include:2

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Types of Nutritional Disorders

Inadequate Nutrition: Types of generally poor nutrition disorders include:

Nutrition Disorders: General categories for particular nutrients include:

Vitamin Deficiencies: Various vitamin deficiencies include:

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Types of Nutritional Disorders

Nutritional diseases

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Prevention of Nutritional Disorders

Four For Fitness: Experts note that most Americans don't get enough potassium, calcium, vitamin D, and dietary fiber. Calcium builds strong bones and teeth. Potassium helps lower blood pressure and reduces bone loss. Vitamin D supports bone health. Dietary fiber ...4

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References

  1. Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: aihw.gov.au/ reports-statistics/ health-welfare-overview/ australias-health/ glossary
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  3. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ diseases-by-category/ 18/ nutritional-diseases
  4. Source: MedLinePlus Magazine (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ magazine/ issues/ fall15/ articles/ fall15pg9.html

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