Signs of impaired cognitive function in adolescents with marginal cobalamin status.

@article{Louwman2000SignsOI,
  title={Signs of impaired cognitive function in adolescents with marginal cobalamin status.},
  author={Marieke W. J. Louwman and Marijke van Dusseldorp and Fons. J. R. Van de Vijver and Chris M. G. Thomas and Joern Schneede and Per Magne Ueland and Helga Refsum and Wija A. van Staveren},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={72 3},
  pages={762-9}
}
BACKGROUND Lack of cobalamin may lead to neurologic disorders, which have been reported in strict vegetarians. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to investigate whether cognitive functioning is affected in adolescents (aged 10-16 y) with marginal cobalamin status as a result of being fed a macrobiotic diet up to an average age of 6 y. DESIGN Data on dietary intake, psychological test performance, and biochemical variables of cobalamin status were collected from 48 adolescents who… CONTINUE READING
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