Effects of micronutrients on growth of children under 5 y of age: meta-analyses of single and multiple nutrient interventions.

@article{Ramakrishnan2009EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of micronutrients on growth of children under 5 y of age: meta-analyses of single and multiple nutrient interventions.},
  author={Usha Ramakrishnan and Philippe Nguyen and Reynaldo Martorell},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={89 1},
  pages={
          191-203
        }
}
BACKGROUND Micronutrient interventions have received much attention as a cost-effective and promising strategy to improve child health, but their roles in improving child growth remain unclear. OBJECTIVE Meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials were conducted to evaluate the effect of micronutrient interventions on the growth of children aged <5 y old. DESIGN Eligible studies were identified by PubMed database searches and other methods. Weighted mean effect sizes and 95% CIs were… CONTINUE READING
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