It affects the skin and immune system which leads to many other diseases like diarrhea, dermatitis and dementia. Sometimes in severe cases it even leads to death.
Whole grains, peanuts, mushrooms, food enrich with niacin and chicken are the rich sources of vitamin B3. These ingredients should be consumed regularly to get rid of this disease.Scurvy is due to deficiency of vitamin A in body. This deficiency also leads to growth impairment, immune impairment, acne, dry hair, blindness, night blindness and hyperkeratosis. It also affects the teeth gums, red blood cells and rate of iron absorption.Deficiency of vitamin D along with potassium and calcium causes the formation of rickets. It affects bones in children and leads to mild deformities such as bowlegs. Vitamin D can be found in dairy products, fish oil, liver and sunlight.