Nutritional efficacy of a fortified weaning rusk in a rural area near Beijing.

Abstract

A micronutrient-fortified rusk for weanling children was tested in a rural area near Beijing. Two hundred twenty-six children aged 6-13 mo were randomly assigned by village to either a micronutrient-fortified or an unfortified rusk, daily for 3 mo. The fortified rusk contained extra zinc; iron; calcium; vitamins A, D, and B-12; thiamin, riboflavin, niacin… (More)

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