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- Gibson, Rosalind S.
- Advances in nutrition 2012 v.3 no.6 pp. 772-782
- bioavailability, etc ; Estimated Average Requirement; absorption; algorithms; biomarkers; developing countries; dose response; foods; growth retardation; humans; intestinal absorption; iron; isotopes; morbidity; myo-inositol; nutrient deficiencies; nutrition assessment; nutritional status; phytic acid; plant-based diet; public health; risk; zinc; Middle East; Show all 24 Subjects
- ... Dietary components influencing zinc (Zn) bioavailability were implicated in the first cases of human Zn deficiency in the Middle East in the 1960s. It was not until the 1980s that isotope tracer studies in humans quantified the effects of the type and/or quantity of Zn, protein, iron, and phytate (myo-inositol hexaphosphate) on Zn absorption in humans and confirmed the dose-dependent inhibitory ef ...