Efficacy of iron fortification compared to iron supplementation among Vietnamese schoolchildren

  title={Efficacy of iron fortification compared to iron supplementation among Vietnamese schoolchildren},
  author={Huong Thi Le and Inge D Brouwer and Jan Burema and Khan Cong Nguyen and Frans J. Kok},
  journal={Nutrition Journal},
  pages={32 - 32}
The effect of iron fortification is generally assumed to be less than iron supplementation; however, the magnitude of difference in effects is not known. The present study aims to compare the efficacy of these two strategies on anaemia and iron status. After screening on low Hb, 425 anaemic children in six primary schools in Tam Nong district of Phu Tho province were included in a randomized, placebo-controlled trial comparing two groups receiving iron fortified instant noodles or iron… CONTINUE READING
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