Age differences in vitamin A intake among Canadian Inuit.

  title={Age differences in vitamin A intake among Canadian Inuit.},
  author={Grace M. Egeland and Peter R. Berti and Rula Soueida and Laura Arbour and Olivier Receveur and Harriet V Kuhnlein},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  volume={95 6},
BACKGROUND Inuit traditional food provides ample amounts of preformed vitamin A. However, the dietary transition away from traditional food raises concerns regarding dietary adequacy. Vitamin A is an essential nutrient with inadequate and excessive exposures having adverse effects. OBJECTIVE To evaluate total dietary vitamin A intake for Canadian Inuit from market food and traditional food sources and to evaluate retinol concentrations in liver and blubber. METHODS Dietary surveys were… CONTINUE READING

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