Cosmos Frazier

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The literature indicates that phytate:zinc and phytate X calcium:zinc millimolar ratios of a diet may provide useful indexes of the bioavailability of dietary zinc. However, there is little information on the phytate:zinc and phytate X calcium:zinc millimolar ratios for total human diets. We have therefore determined the phytate:zinc and phytate X(More)
BACKGROUND Urea and ammonium lactate are used for the treatment of xerosis, with different degrees of success. This study compares the clinical effectiveness of these two agents. OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness and tolerance of a 40% urea topical cream (Carmol 40) from Doak Dermatologics, a subsidiary of Bradley Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and 12%(More)
Dietary intakes of two groups of vegetarians (of Asian Indian and of American origin) residing in the United States were compared with intakes of a group of nonvegetarians. Mineral intakes and balances were determined for all three groups for a 7-d period. The vegetarians had a significantly higher percent of energy intake from carbohydrate and(More)
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