Dietary Pattern and Zinc Supply

@inproceedings{Sandstrm1989DietaryPA,
  title={Dietary Pattern and Zinc Supply},
  author={Brittmarie Sandstr{\"o}m},
  year={1989}
}
The range of food items from which diets are constituted and the preparative procedures used in their processing can influence both the total intake of zinc and its biological availability. That such variables can give rise to an inadequate zinc supply is exemplified by the observations of zinc-responsive growth failure in American children with a zinc intake of 5, mg/d (Krebs et al. 1984) and also in Iranian adolescents (Halsted et al. 1972) on diets providing 19–22 mg of zinc daily (Maleki… CONTINUE READING

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