Studies on iron deficiency anemia, rickets and zinc deficiency and their prevention among Chinese preschool children.

@article{Chen1992StudiesOI,
  title={Studies on iron deficiency anemia, rickets and zinc deficiency and their prevention among Chinese preschool children.},
  author={X C Chen and Wen Ge Wang and H. C. Yan and T A Yin and Qiong Ming Xu},
  journal={Progress in food & nutrition science},
  year={1992},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={263-77}
}
The incidence of iron deficiency anemia, rickets, and zinc deficiency is very high in Chinese preschool children and a method for prevention is urgently needed. From our studies, it can be seen that a soft drink powder is a convenient vehicle for the supplementation of iron, zinc, calcium, vitamin D, riboflavin, and ascorbic acid. Table salt is also a good, low-cost carrier for iron and zinc, and cow's milk can only be used for the enrichment of vitamins A and D. In our study the therapeutic… CONTINUE READING