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Nutritional deficiencies
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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:-

Metabolic disorders[edit | edit source]

Metabolic or nutritionally related disease such as diabetes mellitus or endemic goiter

Vitamins[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

Iron overload disorders are diseases caused by the overaccumulation of iron in the body. Organs commonly affected are the liver, heart and endocrine glands.[1]

Deficiencies (eating too little)[edit | edit source]

Main article: Malnutrition

Proteins/fats/carbohydrates[edit | edit source]

Mineral deficiencies[edit | edit source]

==Vitamin deficiency disorders]][edit | edit source]

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