Bertha I Pacheco-Moreno

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Vitamin A (VA) deficiency (VAD) continues to be a major nutritional problem in developing countries, including Central America. In Mexico, milk is a well-accepted vehicle for the administration of micronutrients, including VA, to preschoolers. Thus, we conducted a randomized, controlled, clinical trial to investigate the efficacy of daily consumption of 250(More)
Background/Objectives:The aim of this study was to investigate the association between trichuriasis and iron status in rural schoolchildren from Northwest Mexico.Subjects/Methods:A total of 73 schoolchildren (37 boys, 36 girls) between the ages of 6 and 10 years were voluntarily recruited from the public primary school of the rural community of El Higueral(More)
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