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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 96
Published: 30 June 2022
10.1159/000519393
EISBN: 978-3-318-07015-6
... Abstract Deficiency or excess of specific micronutrients is common in preterm infants and can have many effects on health outcomes, ranging from life-threatening electrolyte disturbances to long-term effects on growth, brain development, bone health, and the risk of retinopathy of prematurity...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 124
Published: 15 June 2022
10.1159/000516729
EISBN: 978-3-318-06296-0
... Calcium Iodine Micronutrient deficiencies Vitamin D Zinc Key Messages Micronutrient deficiencies during the pediatric period can have severe short- and long-term health consequences, and are caused by inadequate dietary intake, poor bioavailability, and/or poor health status...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 95
Published: 12 January 2021
10.1159/000511507
EISBN: 978-3-318-06866-5
... Abstract Establishing dietary recommendations for micronutrients in young children is difficult. Techniques used to evaluate nutrient intake and bioavailability are hard to apply in this age group. Additionally, large variations in growth rates, dietary patterns, and nutrient losses in early...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 93
Published: 26 February 2020
10.1159/000503355
EISBN: 978-3-318-06649-4
... or inefficient nutrition and health-related policies, especially to improve micronutrient status in populations and individuals. Introduction Reducing all forms of malnutrition represents a great challenge in many countries, and high-quality data on population nutrient intakes are required to solve...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 115
Published: 24 May 2016
10.1159/000442077
EISBN: 978-3-318-05685-3
... Abstract Micronutrient (MN) interventions have a very positive effect on public health and have been a major focus of nutrition research and policy for over 3 decades. Most MN policies are established by the World Health Organization based on available evidence from well-designed trials...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 113
Published: 17 April 2015
10.1159/000375276
EISBN: 978-3-318-02691-7
... Chronic malnutrition Micronutrient deficiency Iron deficiency anemia Developing world Key Messages • Micronutrient insufficiency is associated with an increasing prevalence of stunting among children in developing countries • Four micronutrients (vitamin A, zinc, iron and iodine...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 78
Published: 27 January 2014
10.1159/000354932
EISBN: 978-3-318-02531-6
... Abstract Micronutrients are vitamins and minerals that are essential for human life and health. Deficiencies in these micronutrients are common because of poor quality diets and frequent infectious diseases in low- and middle-income countries. The high prevalence of deficiencies...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 74
Published: 18 July 2013
10.1159/000348401
EISBN: 978-3-318-02388-6
... Abstract This review examines the effects of prenatal multiple micronutrient (MM) supplementation (≥5 micronutrients) on intrauterine growth. We identified publications from 16 randomized controlled trials through PubMed and EMBASE database searches. Meta-analyses were performed by pooling...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 74
Published: 18 July 2013
10.1159/000348772
EISBN: 978-3-318-02388-6
... Abstract Low birthweight (LBW), defined as birthweight <2,500 g, is a major global public health problem and is associated with lifelong cognitive and behavioral problems. Very LBW (VLBW) infants (<1,500 g) are at high risk of multiple macro- and micronutrient deficiencies, but most LBW...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 74
Published: 18 July 2013
10.1159/000348774
EISBN: 978-3-318-02388-6
...Comments by Discussant The presentation highlighted that micronutrient deficiencies, particularly iron deficiency, are very common in low birthweight infants and extend into later life. Of particular concern is the high incidence (25-50%) of iron deficiency reported in pre-school children...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 68
Published: 06 October 2011
10.1159/000325777
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9746-3
... Abstract The etiology of micronutrient deficiencies in infancy is well described. The deficiencies are caused by one of the following four scenarios: (a) low initial stores of micronutrients from micronutrient deficiency during gestation, premature birth or low birthweight; (b) rapid postnatal...
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