Multiple micronutrient interventions are efficacious, but research on adequacy, plausibility, and implementation needs attention.

@article{Habicht2012MultipleMI,
  title={Multiple micronutrient interventions are efficacious, but research on adequacy, plausibility, and implementation needs attention.},
  author={J P Habicht and Gretel H Pelto},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={142 1},
  pages={205S-9S}
}
Evidence for the efficacy of multiple micronutrient (MMN) supplementation has been established by state-of-the-art randomized controlled trials (RCT). These efficacy trials have also provided strong evidence of the widespread occurrence of deficiencies. Trials intended to demonstrate a public health benefit must show that the magnitude of benefit is adequate for policy considerations. In the MMN efficacy studies the magnitude of impact was generally inadequate. The extent to which this was due… CONTINUE READING