Spread fortified with vitamins and minerals induces catch-up growth and eradicates severe anemia in stunted refugee children aged 3-6 y.

@article{Lopriore2004SpreadFW,
  title={Spread fortified with vitamins and minerals induces catch-up growth and eradicates severe anemia in stunted refugee children aged 3-6 y.},
  author={Cristina Lopriore and Yamina Guidoum and Andr{\'e} Briend and Francesco Branca},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={80 4},
  pages={973-81}
}
BACKGROUND Multiple micronutrient deficiencies are often the basic causative factor in stunting and anemia, 2 conditions that affect entire generations of children in deprived populations. No generally accepted recommendations for micronutrient intakes for recovery from stunting are available. OBJECTIVE The objective was to assess the effect of a highly nutrient-dense spread fortified with vitamins and minerals, with or without antiparasitic metronidazole treatment, in correcting retarded… CONTINUE READING

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