Very low adequacy of micronutrient intakes by young children and women in rural Bangladesh is primarily explained by low food intake and limited diversity.

@article{Arsenault2013VeryLA,
  title={Very low adequacy of micronutrient intakes by young children and women in rural Bangladesh is primarily explained by low food intake and limited diversity.},
  author={Joanne E Arsenault and Elizabeth Ann Yakes and Mohammad Tariqul Islam and Mohammad Bakhtiar Hossain and Tahmeed Ahmed and Christine S Hotz and Bess Loraine Lewis and Ahmed Shafiqur Rahman and Kazi Mohmmad Asif Jamil and Kenneth Hackman Brown},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={143 2},
  pages={
          197-203
        }
}
Documentation of micronutrient intake inadequacies among developing country populations is important for planning interventions to control micronutrient deficiencies. The objective of this study was to quantify micronutrient intakes by young children and their primary female caregivers in rural Bangladesh. We measured 24-h dietary intakes on 2 nonconsecutive days in a representative sample of 480 children (ages 24-48 mo) and women in 2 subdistricts of northern Bangladesh by using 12-h weighed… CONTINUE READING

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