Minerals and trace elements in commercial infant food.

@article{Mel2008MineralsAT,
  title={Minerals and trace elements in commercial infant food.},
  author={Renate Mel{\o} and Kristin Gellein and Lars G Evje and Tore Syversen},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 10},
  pages={
          3339-42
        }
}
Adequate nutrition during infancy is essential for lifelong health and wellbeing. Breast-feeding is highly recommended for the first six month of life, but from then on complementary feeding is necessary. Industrially produced food is an important part of the diet for many infants and toddlers in developed countries. We have determined the concentration of major minerals and trace elements in 76 different products of infant formula, porridges, fruit purée and dinners by HR-ICP-MS. The products… CONTINUE READING
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