Risk of persistent cobalamin deficiency in adolescents fed a macrobiotic diet in early life.

@article{Dusseldorp1999RiskOP,
  title={Risk of persistent cobalamin deficiency in adolescents fed a macrobiotic diet in early life.},
  author={Marijke van Dusseldorp and Joern Schneede and Helga Refsum and Per Magne Ueland and Christine M Thomas and Eric de Boer and Wija A. van Staveren},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1999},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={
          664-71
        }
}
BACKGROUND Cobalamin deficiency has been described in children consuming macrobiotic diets. OBJECTIVE We investigated whether moderate consumption of animal products is sufficient for achieving normal cobalamin function in 73 adolescents who had received a macrobiotic diet until 6 y of age and had then switched to a lactovegetarian, lactoovovegetarian, or omnivorous diet (macrobiotic adolescents). DESIGN Hematologic indexes and serum concentrations of methylmalonic acid (MMA), total… CONTINUE READING
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