Question

A patient had stunted growth, swelling on face, discolouration of hair and skin disease. Doctor advised him to eat a lot of pulses, grams, egg white, milk, etc. What is wrong with the patient? Explain.

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Updated on : 2022-09-05
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Deficiency of proteins leads to symptoms like stunted growth, swelling on the face, discolouration of hair and skin diseases.
Hence, the patient is not taking enough protein in his diet. This is the reason why the doctor advised him to eat a lot of pulses, grams, egg white, milk, etc.

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