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BACKGROUND Several factors can interfere with the full physical and emotional growth of adolescents, among them chronic diseases. The aim was to determine the nutritional status of adolescents and to(More)
BACKGROUND Iron-deficiency anemia currently is the most frequently occurring nutritional disorder world-wide. Previous Brazilian studies have demonstrated that drinking water fortified with iron and(More)
A total of 841 children, aged 10 days to 5 years, seen at a primary health care centre in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, were studied in order to compare the methods of Gomez, Waterlow, Shakir, and Kanawati(More)