Is Your Virtual Child At Risk For Any Nutritional Deficiencies?

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Is your virtual child at risk for any nutritional deficiencies? What puts your child at risk? If your child is not at risk, what has protected your child?
My child was born in a developed country, which decreases his risk of nutrimental deficiencies. In both developing and developed countries rates, rates will increase at the same pace at 6 months. My child was raised drinking breast milk and ate little solid food. My child received sufficient amounts of protein, which reduced his chance of getting kwashiorkor. Kwashiorkor is a protein deficiency that leads to symptoms like irritability, thinning of hair and many more. Although my child did have rice, potatoes and bread included in his diet it was important to mix in protein for his development. My child’s diet included micronutrients which include; iron, zinc, vitamin A, B, C and D. Most importantly my child received iodine, which can also be substituted by iodized salt. It’s important to have iodine, because your thyroid uses it to make thyroid hormone. Overall, your thyroid affects your metabolism rate, which is how fast or slow your brain, heart, liver and other parts of your body work. My child does have an iron deficiency, which simply means that my child’s body is not producing enough iron to produce hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the apart of the body that carries oxygen throughout blood. Since my child lacks this it makes him tired and irritable.
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