What are the deficiency diseases in northern India?
In India, there are high incidence of nutritional deficiency diseases
among the poorer section of the society.
1. In India among the poorer sections of the society even the intake of basic
calorie requirement is not fulfilled.
Proteins, vitamins and minerals are not consumed at desired levels. Therefore,there is high incidence of nutritional deficiency diseases among the poorer section of the society.
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