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Marasmus is caused due to the lack of ___.


  1. Both (1) and (2)

  2. 3. Fats

  3. 2. Proteins

  4. 1. Carbohydrates


Solution

The correct options are
A

Both (1) and (2)


C

2. Proteins


Marasmus a severe deficiency disease caused due to a lack of nutrients especially proteins and carbohydrates. It is usually seen in people suffering from poverty due to the scarcity of food. It is a form of severe malnutrition and can occur in anyone, but it is more prevalent in children. 

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