Use of compartmental analysis as a gold standard to compare against other methods for assessing fractional zinc absorption.

In their Special Article in the March 2000 issue of the Journal, Cordain et al (1) discussed plant-animal subsistence ratios and macronutrient energy estimations in worldwide hunter-gatherer diets. They noted from the various reports on the societies of hunter-gatherers that these people were relatively free of many of the chronic degenerative diseases and… (More)