Increased risk of iodine deficiency with vegetarian nutrition.

  title={Increased risk of iodine deficiency with vegetarian nutrition.},
  author={T. Remer and A. Neubert and F. Manz},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  volume={81 1},
  • T. Remer, A. Neubert, F. Manz
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • The British journal of nutrition
  • Observational studies primarily based on diet questionnaires or food records have reported that vegetarians can have a very low I intake. However, analytically ascertained data on the possible degree of I deficiency with this form of diet is lacking. Six healthy adult volunteers participated in the present controlled experimental diet study carried out in four separate 5 d diet periods. The study diets, normal, protein-rich, lactovegetarian, and repeat of the initial normal diet, were almost… CONTINUE READING

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