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BACKGROUND Deficiencies of iron, iodine, and vitamin A are prevalent worldwide and can affect the mental development and learning ability of schoolchildren. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to(More)
BACKGROUND In humans, n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids play a well-documented role in brain development and function. Docosahexaenoic acid and arachidonic acid are major structural(More)
BACKGROUND Little is known about the combined effects of iron and n-3 (omega-3) fatty acid (FA) supplementation on cognitive performance. The provision of either DHA/EPA or iron alone in rats with(More)
Little is known about the effects of combined micronutrient and sugar consumption on growth and cognition. In the present study, we investigated the effects of micronutrients and sugar, alone and in(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the long-term effect on micronutrient status of a beta-carotene-, iron- and iodine-fortified biscuit given to primary school children as school feeding. DESIGN Children(More)