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Many diseases in humans are directly or indirectly caused by improper eating habits, malnutrition and starvation. These include, but are not limited to, nutritional deficiency diseases, caused by a lack of essential nutrients. These can be associated with poor cognitive performance and other symptoms of interest to psychologists
Additionally, some mental disorders are directly or indirectly linked to nutritional deficiencies]]. These include:-
Refers to a condition of overly high storage levels of vitamins, which can lead to toxic symptoms. The medical names of the different conditions are derived from the vitamin involved: an excess of vitamin A, for example, is called "hypervitaminosis A".
Microminerals and macrominerals Edit
Iron overload disorders are diseases caused by the overaccumulation of iron in the body. Organs commonly affected are the liver, heart and endocrine glands.
Deficiencies (eating too little)Edit
- Main article: Malnutrition
- Iodine deficiency
- Iron deficiency
- Growth retardation
==Vitamin deficiency disorders]]Edit
- Vitamin B1, Thiamine
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin D
Foot notes Edit
- Eating disorders
- Essential nutrient
- Failure to thrive
- Food deprivation
- Food security
- List of ICD-10 codes (E54-E64) -- detailed taxonomy
- Metabolism disorders
Nutritional pathology (E40-68, 260-269)
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