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Boy, 17, goes blind because of a vitamin deficiency caused by years of eating only French fries, Pringles, white bread and sausage

A 17-year-old boy who lived on chips, Pringles and processed ham has gone blind because of a lack of vitamins in his diet.  The fussy-eating teenager from Bristol, who is now 19, hadn't eaten a fruit or vegetable in a decade.  His only daily meal was a portion of chips which was accompanied throughout the day by crisps, deep-fried sausages and the occasional ham sandwich.  The unnamed student, who has had to drop out of studying IT at college, was deficient in several key vitamins including vitamin B12, copper and vitamin D.  Read more.....



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