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BackgroundThe prevalence of obesity among Mexican women is high and it could be related to micronutrient status. We evaluated in a cross-sectional study the associations of zinc and vitamins A, C and… Continue Reading
The objective of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the relationship between micronutrient status and obesity, lipids, insulin resistance and chronic inflammation in children. Weight, height,… Continue Reading
The past decades have been characterized by a growing number of climatic anomalies. As these anomalies tend to occur suddenly and unexpectedly, it is often difficult to procure empirical evidence of… Continue Reading
Beverages such as fruit drinks (natural and artificially flavored), soft drinks and 100% fruit juices are regularly consumed by children as part of their diet. 198 children (8 ± 1.5 years)… Continue Reading
BACKGROUND Banana is a staple food in many regions with high iron deficiency and may be a potential vehicle for iron fortification. However, iron absorption from bananas is not known. OBJECTIVE The… Continue Reading
The objective of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the effect of Ascaris lumbricoides (A. lumbricoides) and Entamoeba coli (E. coli) on micronutrient status of school-aged children. A tota...
In a longitudinal controlled and randomized study the effect of supplementing with milk proteins and multiple micronutrients on anthropometry, body composition, and metabolic syndrome indicators wa...
The objective of the present study was to determine the effect of a whey-based nutritional supplement (WPS) on zinc and iron absorption from a plant-based diet (PBD) in Mexican children. Study 1 ev...