Efficacy of a foodlet-based multiple micronutrient supplement for preventing growth faltering, anemia, and micronutrient deficiency of infants: the four country IRIS trial pooled data analysis.

@article{Smuts2005EfficacyOA,
  title={Efficacy of a foodlet-based multiple micronutrient supplement for preventing growth faltering, anemia, and micronutrient deficiency of infants: the four country IRIS trial pooled data analysis.},
  author={Cornelius M. Smuts and Carl J. Lombard and A. J. Spinnler Benad{\'e} and Muhammad Ali Dhansay and Jacques Berger and Le Thi Hop and Guillermo L{\'o}pez de Roma{\~n}a and Juliawati Untoro and Elvina Karyadi and Juergen Georg Erhardt and Rainer Gross},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={135 3},
  pages={631S-638S}
}
Diets of infants across the world are commonly deficient in multiple micronutrients during the period of growth faltering and dietary transition from milk to solid foods. A randomized placebo controlled trial was carried out in Indonesia, Peru, South Africa, and Vietnam, using a common protocol to investigate whether improving status for multiple micronutrients prevented growth faltering and anemia during infancy. The results of the pooled data analysis of the 4 countries for growth, anemia… CONTINUE READING