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Nutrition problems associated with Drug abuse and Tobacco use: ‘Nutrition /nourishment’ means, “the process of nourishing or being nourished, especially the process by which a living organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and for replacement of tissues.” ( http://www.thefreedictionary.com/nutrition) But, use of drugs and/ or tobacco might create several problems related to nutrition due to their adverse impacts on physiology of body. For instance, ‘Multiple Vitamin deficiencies - B complex’ may result due to these as these might show negative impacts on body’s digestive as
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Unformatted text preview: well as absorptive capabilities. Besides, due to extra load over body’s digestive system ‘Fatty liver ‘may occur or even these could lead to ‘Liver failure’. Consumption of tobacco may create ‘Weight loss’, while, alcohol may cause ‘Obesity’. Besides, ‘Gastritis’ that is, ‘inflammation of lining of stomach’ and ‘Gut inflammation’ may also result due to drug abuse and tobacco consumption, which may result in ‘Decreased absorption of proteins’. In spite of above, ‘Empty calories’ from alcohol may also lead towards malnutrition....
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