COMMON NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES IN CHILDREN
- Iron deficiency: Iron is essential for oxygen transport in the blood and for brain development. Iron deficiency can lead to anaemia, which can cause fatigue, weakness, difficulty concentrating, and poor cognitive development.2,3
- Vitamin D deficiency: Vitamin D is important for bone health and immune function. Vitamin D deficiency is common in children who do not get enough sun exposure or who have dietary restrictions.4,5
- Calcium deficiency: Calcium is essential for bone development and maintenance....