When individuals do not consume or absorb a necessary amount of certain nutrients, significant conditions develop. Nutritional deficiencies may lead to poor bone growth, various skin and digestive problems, and possibly even dementia. In the United States, as many as one third of certain population groups have nutritional deficiencies. Globally, malnutrition continues to contribute to significant disease burden.
Are you familiar with key aspects and best practices associated with the most common nutritional deficiencies? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
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Cite this: Romesh Khardori. Fast Five Quiz: Common Nutritional Deficiencies - Medscape - Feb 26, 2019.