A multiple-micronutrient-fortified beverage affects hemoglobin, iron, and vitamin A status and growth in adolescent girls in rural Bangladesh.

@article{Hyder2007AMB,
  title={A multiple-micronutrient-fortified beverage affects hemoglobin, iron, and vitamin A status and growth in adolescent girls in rural Bangladesh.},
  author={S. M. Ziauddin Hyder and Farhana Haseen and Marufa Aziz Khan and Tom Schaetzel and Chowdhury S. B. Jalal and Mizanur Rahman and B O L{\"o}nnerdal and Venkatesh Mannar and Haile Mehansho},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={137 9},
  pages={2147-53}
}
Adolescent girls have high nutrient needs and are susceptible to micronutrient deficiencies. The objective of this study was to test the effect of a multiple-micronutrient-fortified beverage on hemoglobin (Hb) concentrations, micronutrient status, and growth among adolescent girls in rural Bangladesh. A total of 1125 girls (Hb > or = 70 g/L) enrolled in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial and were allocated to either a fortified or nonfortified beverage of similar taste and… CONTINUE READING

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