Copper Concentration in a Healthy Urban Adult Population of Southern Iran

@article{Dabbaghmanesh2011CopperCI,
  title={Copper Concentration in a Healthy Urban Adult Population of Southern Iran},
  author={Mohammad Hossein Dabbaghmanesh and Narges Salehi and Javad Siadatan and Gholamhossein Ranjbar Omrani},
  journal={Biological Trace Element Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={144},
  pages={217-224}
}
Nutritional deficiencies are important and widespread problems in most developing countries. Preventing and correcting micronutrient deficiencies are important because of the multiple negative consequences of these deficiencies. This study was designed to determine the prevalence of copper deficiency in an adult population in Shiraz, southern Iran. We also determined the association between copper status and other factors such as age, sex, and body mass index (BMI).In this cross-sectional study… CONTINUE READING