Micronutrient Deficiency Conditions: Global Health Issues

@article{Tulchinsky2010MicronutrientDC,
  title={Micronutrient Deficiency Conditions: Global Health Issues},
  author={Theodore Herzl Tulchinsky},
  journal={Public Health Reviews},
  year={2010},
  volume={32},
  pages={243-255}
}
Micronutrient deficiency conditions are widespread among 2 billion people in developing and in developed countries. These are silent epidemics of vitamin and mineral deficiencies affecting people of all genders and ages, as well as certain risk groups. They not only cause specific diseases, but they act as exacerbating factors in infectious and chronic diseases, greatly impacting morbidity, mortality, and quality of life. Deficiencies in some groups of people at special risk require… 
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