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Week 1: Reading skills for university study

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The following paragraph appears: When people suffer from under-nutrition, they are often deficient in vitamins and minerals needed by the body. For example, they may not have enough Vitamin A. If this deficiency is not tackled, eyesight may be permanently damaged. Lack of iron is another very common form of deficiency. This helps explain why about 50 % of women in India suffer from some degree of anaemia.

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Are deficient= lack



Iron- in what foods?