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Common Signs of Vitamin Deficiencies

It is really important to eat a wide range of vitamins, but due to hectic schedule it becomes difficult to follow this routine. This could lead to serious health issues in long term like, having low energy, always getting sick, feeling tired, these are few signs of vitamins deficiencies.

Our body needs well balanced diet to function effectively, these range of vitamins help synthesizing body tissues, bones, muscles and in removing waste from the body.

These vitamins are crucial on growth and development, if not taken in adequate quantities could result in undesirable symptoms such as skin problems, defective bone growth digestion and health problems.

 

Common Signs of Vitamin Deficiencies – Way2Health Diagnostics

 

Vitamin A

Signs  of deficiency:

  • Night blindness
  • Recurring conjunctivitis
  • Ridges on nails
  • Dry skin and hair
  • Infected, ulcerated eyes
  • Colour-blindness
  • Acne
  • Macular degeneration

 

Foods – vitamin A

  • Sweet potato
  • Pumpkin
  • Carrots
  • Dark green leafy vegetables
  • Broccoli
  • Rockmelon
  • Dried apricots
  • Red, yellow and orange capsicum
  • Peas

 

Vitamin C

Signs of deficiency:

  • Dry skin
  • Gingivitis
  • Coarse or splitting hair
  • Bruising
  • Bleeding gums
  • Tooth loss
  • Fatigue
  • Poor wound healing
  • Delayed wound healing
  • Poor immunity
  • Nosebleeds
  • Anaemia
  • Muscle weakness

Foods – vitamin C

  • Citrus fruit — orange, lemons, limes, grapefruit, etc.
  • Broccoli
  • Red and yellow capsicum
  • Berries
  • Guava
  • Kiwi fruit
  • Tomato
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Dark green leafy vegetables
  • Cabbage

 

Vitamin D

Signs of deficiency:

  • Overweight or obese
  • Depression
  • Muscle weakness
  • Aching bones
  • Low bone mineral density
  • Low blood levels of vitamin D
  • Rickets
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteomalacia

Foods – vitamin D

  • Fatty fish Liver and other organ meats
  • Cheese
  • Mushrooms
  • Eggs
  • Fortified food products

 

Vitamin E

Signs of deficiency:

  • Eye problems such as retinopathy and cataracts
  • Fertility issues
  • Skin problems
  • Brain function abnormalities
  • Mild anaemia

Foods – vitamin E

  • Dark green leafy vegetables
  • Avocado
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Shellfish
  • Almonds
  • Broccoli
  • Plant-based vegetable oils
  • Kiwi fruit

 

Vitamin K

Signs of deficiency:

  • Bruise easily
  • Heavy menstrual periods
  • Osteoporosis
  • Blood in urine or stool
  • Bleed easily
  • Low bone mineral density

Foods – vitamin K

  • Green leafy vegetables
  • Fennel
  • Asparagus
  • Soy beans
  • Cauliflower
  • Dried herbs
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Olive oil
  • Leek

 

Vitamin B12

Signs of deficiency:

  • Numbness and tingling in hands, legs or feet
  • Anaemia
  • Staggering walk, balance problems
  • Loss of vision
  • Swollen or inflamed tongue
  • Jaundice
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Cognitive difficulties or memory loss
  • Paranoia and hallucinations

Foods – vitamin B12

  • Beef
  • Shellfish
  • Eggs
  • Poultry
  • Beef liver
  • Fortified soy products
  • Low fat dairy
  • Cheese
  • Lamb
  • Oily fish

 

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