Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid Improve Gross Motor and Problem-Solving Skills in Young North Indian Children: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial

@inproceedings{Kvestad2015VitaminBA,
  title={Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid Improve Gross Motor and Problem-Solving Skills in Young North Indian Children: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial},
  author={Ingrid Kvestad and Sunita Taneja and Tivendra Kumar and Mari Hysing and Helga Refsum and Chittaranjan Yajnik and Nita Bhandari and Tor A Strand and D William Cameron},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVES Deficiencies of vitamin B12 and folate are associated with delayed development and neurological manifestations. The objective of this study was to measure the effect of daily supplementation of vitamin B12 and/or folic acid on development in young North Indian children. METHODS In a randomized, double blind trial, children aged six to 30 months, received supplement with placebo or vitamin B12 and/or folic acid for six months. Children were allocated in a 1:1:1:1 ratio in a… CONTINUE READING
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