Teenage Boy Goes Blind After Living on Pringles, White Bread, and French Fries

Rare | 9/3/2019 | Silke Jasso
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A teenager in the United Kingdom thought it was a great idea to only live off of french fries, Pringles and slices of white bread 24/7. Although that sounds absolutely delicious and can be considered as a meal for some, unfortunately, it’s not. It’s actually very very unhealthy, which is why this savory combination led him to the hospital and he is now legally blind due to malnutrition damage.

According to a new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the self-made diet left him deficient of B12 vitamins and vital minerals. The teen has been eating the three items and occasional slices of ham or sausage since elementary school. Vegetables and fruits were nearly non-existent in his diet, which makes me believe that his parents were not that great at keeping an eye on him. But, the doctors stated that he always complained about the textures of food which is why he restored to eating crunchy potato chips and junk food every day.

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At the age of 14, the picky eater was officially diagnosed with vitamin B12 deficiency and was advised to take supplements. By 15, he was having hearing loss and vision loss and was referred to a mental health service to...
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