Gaps in Meeting Nutrient Needs in Healthy Toddlers

  title={Gaps in Meeting Nutrient Needs in Healthy Toddlers},
  author={T. Decsi and S. Lohner},
  journal={Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism},
  pages={22 - 28}
Background: Among the potentially critical nutrients for toddlers, vitamin D, iron and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA) have recently gained special attention. A high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency was reported worldwide, affecting also small children. Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia was described to be outstanding among children and prevalent in toddlers. The results of the few available studies investigating LC-PUFA intake in toddlers indicate that… Expand
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