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Intake of selected nutrients from foods, from fortification and from supplements in various European countries
The risk of excessive intakes is relatively low for the majority of nutrients with a few exceptions, and children are the most vulnerable group as they are more likely to exhibit high intakes relative to the UL.
Teenage girls and elderly women living in northern Europe have low winter vitamin D status
Vitamin D status is low in northern Europe during winter and more than one-third of the adolescent girls have vitamin D status below 25’nmol/l and almost all are below 50 nmol /l.
Vitamins and minerals: A model for safe addition to foods
- A. Flynn, O. Moreiras, P. Stehle, R. Fletcher, D. Müller, V. Rolland
- MedicineEuropean journal of nutrition
- 1 April 2003
A wide range of vitamins and minerals can be added safely to foods at nutritionally important levels in the current diets of Europeans, including iron, zinc, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium.
Minerals and trace elements in milk.
- A. Flynn
- MedicineAdvances in food and nutrition research
Interlaboratory trial on the determination of the In Vitro iron dialysability from food
An in vitro method for the estimation of iron bioavailability was subjected to an interlaboratory trial and the usefulness of the in vitro dialysability method is discussed.
The role of dietary calcium in bone health
- A. Flynn
- MedicineProceedings of the Nutrition Society
- 1 November 2003
Evidence indicates that dietary Ca intake is inadequate for maintenance of bone health in a substantial proportion of some population groups, particularly adolescent girls and older women.
Enfamil® Premium and visual development - Scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Enfamil® Premium and visual development pursuant to Article14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006:…
Prevalence of overweight and obesity in Irish school children, using four different definitions
It is evident given the variation displayed in the prevalence of obesity when using the different methods, that there is a discernible need for a single definition to identify the obese child in Ireland.
Influence of heated vegetable oils and α‐tocopheryl acetate supplementation on α‐tocopherol, fatty acids and lipid peroxidation in chicken muscle
Abstract 1. Chicks were fed on diets containing fresh, heated or α‐tocopheryl acetate‐supplemented heated vegetable oils. The effects on α‐tocopherol status, and on the fatty acid composition and…
Estimation of the dietary requirement for vitamin D in healthy adults.
The range of vitamin D intakes required to ensure maintenance of wintertime vitamin D status in the vast majority of 20-40-y-old adults, considering a variety of sun exposure preferences, is between 7.2 and 41.1 microg/d.