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Below are a few statements given about diseases
They are caused by germs.
They are caused due to a lack of nutrients in our diet.
They can be passed on to another person through contact.
They can be prevented by taking a balanced diet.
Which pair of statements best describes a deficiency disease?
Correct Answer: Option(c)
Solution: A disease that is caused by a dietary deficiency of specific nutrients, especially a vitamin or mineral,possibly stemming from insufficient intake, digestion, absorption, or utilization of a nutrient is called as deficiency disease. It can be prevented by taking a balanced diet.