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Possible effects of an unbalanced diet on health.

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EFFECTS OF AN UNBALLANCED DIET ON OUR HEALTH Malnutrition is: Malnutrition is the condition that develops when the body does not get the right amount of the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients it needs to maintain healthy tissues and organ function. Over nutrition is: A form of malnutrition in which nutrients are oversupplied relative to the amounts required for normal growth, development, and metabolism, over nutrition is a type of malnutrition where there are more nutrients than required for normal development. Under nutrition is: From lack of food in the body failure to absorb or nutrients properly in to the body. ...read more.


o Changes in skin pigment o Decreased muscle mass o Diarrhoea o Failure to gain weight and grow o Hair changes (change in colour or texture) o Increased and more severe infections due to damaged immune system Obesity: When you have taking to much requirement than you are suppose to. obesity causes problems such as: o breathlessness, o increased sweating, o snoring, o difficulty sleeping, o inability to cope with sudden physical activity, o feeling very tired every day, and o back and joint pains Anaemia: o Lack of red blood cells in the body. ...read more.


Scurvy: o Yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes o fluid retention around the body o the production of an abnormally small amount of urine o damage to the nervous system o high temperature (fever) of 38�C (100.4�F) or above o Tooth decay/ rotten teeth Tooth decay: o Tender and painful gums and jaw o Swelling or redness in the gums o A nasty taste in the mouth when you bite in the area of the wisdom teeth o Bad breath o Headaches o More rare cases involve: symptoms include swollen glands in the neck or problems opening your mouth ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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