Iodine intake in the youngest: impact of commercial complementary food

@article{Alexy2009IodineII,
  title={Iodine intake in the youngest: impact of commercial complementary food},
  author={Ute Alexy and Claudia Drossard and Marc Kersting and Thomas Remer},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={63},
  pages={1368-1370}
}
Iodine is a nutrient contributing to the development of the central nervous system. To assure a sufficient iodine intake, iodine fortification of complementary food (CF) is recommended. We describe the current fortification practice of commercial CF and formula in Germany as an example for other European countries, based on a market survey conducted in autumn 2008. In addition, we estimated the iodine intake of an 8-month-old infant, fed one portion of milk and three complementary meals per day… CONTINUE READING

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