Carotene-rich plant foods ingested with minimal dietary fat enhance the total-body vitamin A pool size in Filipino schoolchildren as assessed by stable-isotope-dilution methodology.

@article{RibayaMercado2007CarotenerichPF,
  title={Carotene-rich plant foods ingested with minimal dietary fat enhance the total-body vitamin A pool size in Filipino schoolchildren as assessed by stable-isotope-dilution methodology.},
  author={Judy D. Ribaya-Mercado and Cherry C Maramag and Lorena W Tengco and Gregory G. Dolnikowski and Jeffrey B Blumberg and Florentino S. Solon},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={85 4},
  pages={1041-9}
}
BACKGROUND Strategies for improving the vitamin A status of vulnerable populations are needed. OBJECTIVE We studied the influence of the amounts of dietary fat on the effectiveness of carotene-rich plant foods in improving vitamin A status. DESIGN Schoolchildren aged 9-12 y were fed standardized meals 3 times/d, 5 d/wk, for 9 wk. The meals provided 4.2 mg provitamin A carotenoids/d (mainly beta-carotene) from yellow and green leafy vegetables [carrots, pechay (bok choy), squash, and… CONTINUE READING
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