Anemia is one of the major health problems in the adolescent boys and girls in our country. Which among the following can effectively cause anemia?
1. Low intake of Iron
2. Low intake of citric acid
3. Infestation of Worms
4. Malaria

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

Anaemia means reduced haemoglobin levels in the blood. Anemia can be nutritional as well as non-nutritional or genetic. The most common cause of anaemia is low intake of iron and folic acid in our diet. Deficiency of other nutritional elements such as vitamin C (Citric Acid) and Vitamin B12 can also cause anaemia. Non- Nutritional-Conditions such as hookworm infestation and malaria can also lead to anaemia.

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