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- Lalani, Baqir; Bechoff, Aurélie; Bennett, Ben
- Nutrients 2019 v.11 no.7
- food fortification, etc ; biofortification; biofortified crops; complementary foods; condiments; econometric models; fortified foods; grains; minerals; nutrient deficiencies; oils; roots; staple foods; tubers; vitamins; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... Micronutrient deficiencies (MNDs) occur as a result of insufficient intake of minerals and vitamins that are critical for body growth, physical/mental development, and activity. These deficiencies are particularly prevalent in lower-and middle-income countries (LMICs), falling disproportionately on the poorest and most vulnerable segments of the society. Dietary diversity is considered the most ef ...
- Kondaiah, Palsa; Yaduvanshi, Puneeta Singh; Sharp, Paul A; Pullakhandam, Raghu
- Nutrients 2019 v.11 no.8
- food fortification, etc ; blood serum; cell culture; cross-sectional studies; cultured cells; dietary restriction; divalent metals; excretion; hemoglobin; homeostasis; humans; intestines; iron; iron absorption; iron deficiency anemia; laboratory animals; models; nutrient deficiencies; nutrients; secretion; tissues; zinc; Show all 22 Subjects
- ... Iron and zinc are essential micronutrients required for growth and health. Deficiencies of these nutrients are highly prevalent among populations, but can be alleviated by supplementation and food fortification. Cross-sectional studies in humans showed positive association of serum zinc levels with hemoglobin and markers of iron status. Dietary restriction of zinc or intestinal specific conditiona ...