Chris Geissler

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This article presents the results of an expert consultation meeting aimed at evaluating the safety and public health implications of administering supplemental iron to infants and young children in malaria-endemic areas. Participants at this meeting that took place in Lyon, France on June 12-14, 2006 reached consensus on several important issues related to(More)
The effect of dietary intake of flavonols (predominantly quercetin) on oxidative DNA damage was studied in thirty-six healthy human subjects (sixteen men, twenty women). The study was a randomised crossover study, comprising two 14 d treatments of either a low-flavonol (LF) or high-flavonol (HF) diet with a 14 d wash-out period between treatments. Subjects(More)
Two sets of "weight for height" reference data that are widely used internationally for children and adolescents (NCHS) and for adults (Fogarty) show a marked discontinuity such that young adults might be considered obese by one set and underweight by the other. In view of the need for continuous data for the nutritional assessment of populations, a(More)
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