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produce without starvation, and possible anemia in low birth-weight infants. Vitamin K deficiencies include excessive bleeding. (J. Anderson and L. Young, 2008). Here are some water-soluble vitamin deficiencies. Vitamin C deficiencies include bleeding gums, wounds don’t heal, bruise easily, dry, rough skin, scurvy, sore joints and bones, and increased infection. Thiamin (Vitamin B1) deficiencies include mental confusion, muscle weakness, wasting, edema, impaired growth, and beriberi. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) deficiencies include cracks at corners of the mouth, dermatitis around the nose and lips, and eyes are sensitive to light. Niacin deficiencies include skin disorders, diarrhea, weakness, mental confusion, and irritability. Vitamin B6 deficiencies include skin disorders, dermatitis, cracks at corners of the mouth, irritability, anemia, kidney stones, nausea, and smooth tongue. Folacin deficiencies include anemia, smooth tongue, and diarrhea. Vitamin B12 deficiencies include pernicious anemia, anemia, neurological disorders, degeneration of peripheral nerves that may cause numbness, and tingling in fingers and toes. Pantothenic acid deficiencies are uncommon due to availability in most foods, but can include fatigue, nausea, abdominal cramps, and
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difficulty sleeping. Biotin deficiencies are uncommon under normal circumstances, but can include fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, depression, muscle pains, and anemia. (J. Anderson and L. Young, 2008). High nutrient sources of water-soluble vitamins include citrus fruits, broccoli, strawberries, melon, green pepper, tomatoes, dark green vegetables, potatoes, pork,
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