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Serum retinol distributions in residents of the United States: third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994.
BACKGROUND Inadequate vitamin A status has been a potential nutritional problem for some segments of the US population, particularly children and the poor. OBJECTIVE We evaluated serum retinolExpand
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Blood lead concentration and children's anthropometric dimensions in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III), 1988-1994.
OBJECTIVE To assess the association between lead exposure and children's physical growth. DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis of data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey,Expand
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Intake of nutrients and food sources of nutrients among the Navajo: findings from the Navajo Health and Nutrition Survey.
Diet has been implicated in the etiology of chronic diseases in many populations, including the Navajo and other American Indian tribes. This report describes the current nutrient intake of theExpand
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Beverage choices affect adequacy of children's nutrient intakes.
OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship between beverage choices and the adequacy of nutrient intakes among children and adolescents. DESIGN Beverages reported in 24-hour recall records wereExpand
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Serum carotenoid concentrations in US children and adolescents.
BACKGROUND Carotenoids, a class of phytochemicals, may affect the risk of several chronic conditions. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to describe the distributions and correlates of serum carotenoidExpand
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Achieving a healthy lifestyle among United States adults: a long way to go.
OBJECTIVE The United States population has been advised to engage in various healthy lifestyle factors known to be associated with reduced morbidity and mortality from various chronic conditions.Expand
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Diabetes mellitus among Navajo Indians: findings from the Navajo Health and Nutrition Survey.
Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus is a major health problem among most American Indian tribes. This is the first population-based reservation-wide study of the Navajo that has used oral glucoseExpand
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Recommending calcium to reduce lead toxicity in children: a critical review.
Assertions that adequate or supplemental calcium intake can reduce lead absorption in children are based on liberal extrapolation from animal studies, experiments with human adults, andExpand
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Obesity, levels of lipids and glucose, and smoking among Navajo adolescents.
Although there is a high prevalence of overweight among Navajo children and adolescents, other risk factors for chronic disease in this population have received little attention. We thereforeExpand
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Serum retinyl esters are not associated with biochemical markers of liver dysfunction in adult participants in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III), 1988--1994.
BACKGROUND Serum retinyl ester concentrations are elevated in hypervitaminosis A. It was suggested that retinyl esters >10% of total serum vitamin A indicate potential hypervitaminosis, but thisExpand
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