Effect of zinc- and micronutrient-rich food supplements on zinc and vitamin A status of adolescent girls.

@article{Chiplonkar2012EffectOZ,
  title={Effect of zinc- and micronutrient-rich food supplements on zinc and vitamin A status of adolescent girls.},
  author={Shashi Ajit Chiplonkar and Rama Kawade},
  journal={Nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={
          551-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The present study was aimed at assessing the effect of zinc- and micronutrient-rich food supplementation compared with ayurvedic zinc tablets on the blood levels of zinc and vitamin A in adolescent girls. METHODS One hundred eighty apparently healthy schoolgirls (12.5 ± 0.85 y old) were recruited for a 10-wk intervention trial. They were randomized to three groups: one group received a food supplement that was prepared using zinc- and micronutrient-rich foods and by adopting food… CONTINUE READING
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