Concurrent micronutrient deficiencies in lactating mothers and their infants in Indonesia.

@article{Dijkhuizen2001ConcurrentMD,
  title={Concurrent micronutrient deficiencies in lactating mothers and their infants in Indonesia.},
  author={Marjoleine Amma Dijkhuizen and Frank Tammo Wieringa and C E West and Muherdiyantiningsih and Muhilal},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={73 4},
  pages={786-91}
}
BACKGROUND Deficiencies of vitamin A, iron, and zinc are prevalent worldwide, affecting vulnerable groups such as lactating women and infants. However, the existence of concurrent deficiencies has received little attention. OBJECTIVE The aim was to investigate the extent to which deficiencies of vitamin A, iron, and zinc coexist and the nutritional relation between lactating mothers and their infants. DESIGN In a cross-sectional survey in rural West Java, Indonesia, 155 lactating mothers… CONTINUE READING

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