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Zinc status and its association with the health of adolescents: a review of studies in India
- Rama Kawade
- Global health action
- 12 April 2012
Background : Zinc is important in adolescence because of its role in growth and sexual maturation. Adolescents from developing countries such as India may be at high risk of zinc deficiency because… Expand
Effect of zinc- and micronutrient-rich food supplements on zinc and vitamin A status of adolescent girls.
OBJECTIVES The present study was aimed at assessing the effect of zinc- and micronutrient-rich food supplementation compared with ayurvedic zinc tablets on the blood levels of zinc and vitamin A in… Expand
Influence of micronutrient status and socioeconomic gradient on growth indices of 2–18-year-old Indian girls
- S. Chiplonkar, A. Khadilkar, +5 authors V. Khadilkar
- Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism…
- 1 October 2013
Abstract Micronutrient deficiencies are common consequences of the plant-based diet in children from developing countries which may affect their linear and ponderal growth. The aim of the study was… Expand
Linkages of biomarkers of zinc with cognitive performance and taste acuity in adolescent girls
Abstract A cross-sectional study (n = 403) was conducted to examine the relationship of plasma zinc (PZ) and erythrocyte zinc (EZ) levels with cognitive performance and taste acuity for salt in… Expand
Elevated highly sensitive C-reactive protein and d-dimer levels are associated with food insecurity among people living with HIV in Pune, India.
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence and determinants of food insecurity among people living with HIV (PLWH) in Pune, India and its association with biomarkers known to confer increased risks of… Expand