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- Flores-Ayala, Rafael, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- TheAmerican journal of clinical nutrition 2015 v.101 no.1 pp. 210-217
- Estimated Average Requirement; children; clinical nutrition; corn flour; dried milk; food fortification; fortified foods; hemoglobin; iron; iron deficiency anemia; milk; monitoring; national surveys; nutrient deficiencies; program evaluation; wheat flour; women; Costa Rica
- ... Background: Food fortification is one approach for addressing anemia, but information on program effectiveness is limited.Objective: We evaluated the impact of Costa Rica's fortification program on anemia in women aged 15–45 y and children aged 1–7 y.Design: Reduced iron, an ineffective fortificant, was replaced by ferrous fumarate in wheat flour in 2002, and ferrous bisglycinate was added to maiz ...
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