Selenium intake and nutritional status of children with phenylketonuria in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

@article{Alves2012SeleniumIA,
  title={Selenium intake and nutritional status of children with phenylketonuria in Minas Gerais, Brazil.},
  author={Michelle Rosa Andrade Alves and Ana L{\'u}cia Pimenta Starling and Viviane de C{\'a}ssia Kanufre and Rosangelis Del Lama Soares and Rocksane de Carvalho Norton and Marcos de Aguiar and Jos{\'e} N{\'e}lio Janu{\'a}rio},
  journal={Jornal de pediatria},
  year={2012},
  volume={88 5},
  pages={396-400}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate selenium dietary intake and nutritional status of patients with phenylketonuria. METHODS The study prospectively evaluated 54 children with phenylketonuria, from 4 to10 years old. The study was performed before and after the use of a selenium-supplemented amino acid mixture. The second phase of the study was performed after, at least, 90 days of use of the supplementation. Selenium nutritional status was assessed through the analysis of biochemical parameters: serum free… CONTINUE READING

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