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Q351) As breast feeding is replaced by less nutritive food low in proteins and calories, infants below the age of one year are likely to suffer from ...[ CBSE 2009 ]

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Rickets caused by vitamin D deficiency


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Kwashiorkor caused by a deficiency in dietary protein

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low in niacin(vitamin B3) and tryptophan (α-amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins) to produce pellagra

Marasmus occurs in children that don't ingest enough protein, calories, carbohydrates, and other important nutrients.
Answer : (b)