Dietary intake, nutrition, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.

@article{May2014DietaryIN,
  title={Dietary intake, nutrition, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.},
  author={Philip May and Kari J Hamrick and Karen D. Corbin and Julie M. Hasken and A. J. Marais and Lesley E Brooke and Jason Blankenship and H. Eugene Hoyme and J. Phillip Gossage},
  journal={Reproductive toxicology},
  year={2014},
  volume={46},
  pages={31-9}
}
In this study, we describe the nutritional status of women from a South African community with very high rates of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). Nutrient intake (24-h recall) of mothers of children with FASD was compared to mothers of normal controls. Nutrient adequacy was assessed using Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs). More than 50% of all mothers were below the Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) for vitamins A, D, E, and C, thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B6, folate, calcium… CONTINUE READING
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