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Disease Caused by Vitamin a Deficiency

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As the world's population grows, we often do not get proper nutrition due to unhealthy eating habits or the lack of food caused by poverty, war, and natural disasters. Golden Rice is a yellow, GMO crop designed to provide Vitamin A to populations with Vitamin A deficiency.

Which disease is Golden Rice trying to prevent?

A

Rickets.

B

Blindness.

C

Pellagra.

D

Scurvy.

E

Beriberi.