- Clinical nutrition: 8. The role of nutrition in the prevention of iron deficiency anemia in infants, children and adolescents
Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Ont
CMAJ 168:59-63. 2003
- Home fortification of complementary foods with micronutrient supplements is well accepted and has positive effects on infant iron status in Ghana
Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 87:929-38. 2008
..Micronutrient deficiencies are common during infancy, and optimal approaches for their prevention need to be identified...
- Multi-micronutrient Sprinkles including a low dose of iron provided as microencapsulated ferrous fumarate improves haematologic indices in anaemic children: a randomized clinical trial
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto and Programs in Metabolism and Integrative Biology, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Matern Child Nutr 2:169-80. 2006
..Greater staining of the teeth and less ease of use were reported in the drops group as compared with Sprinkles groups. A dose as low as 12.5 mg of iron as ferrous fumarate when provided as Sprinkles may be effective in anaemic children...
- Short-term daily or weekly administration of micronutrient Sprinkles has high compliance and does not cause iron overload in Chinese schoolchildren: a cluster-randomised trial
Research Institute of the Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X8
Public Health Nutr 9:336-44. 2006
..CONCLUSION: The high consumption rates and appropriate SF concentrations in the supplemented groups suggest that a short-term school programme with Sprinkles is an efficient and safe way to provide micronutrients (including iron)...
- Economic gains of a home fortification program: evaluation of "Sprinkles" from the provider's perspective
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, The Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario
Can J Public Health 97:20-3. 2006
..It uses the results of randomized trials of the effect of Sprinkles on anemia and on longitudinal prevalence of diarrhea...
- A critical assessment of the upper intake levels for infants and children
Department of Paediatrics, Centre for International Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Nutr 136:502S-506S. 2006
..Yet, with intakes above the ULs, the risk of adverse health effects increases. Thus, there is no obvious benefit for healthy individuals to consume quantities of nutrients above the UL...
- A new approach to control of anemia in "at risk" infants and children around the world. 2004 Ryley-Jeffs memorial lecture
Department of Paediatrics and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto
Can J Diet Pract Res 65:136-8. 2004
- Another small step in the path to controlling micronutrient deficiencies...but we still have a long way to go
J Pediatr 145:4-6. 2004
- Use of microencapsulated iron(II) fumarate sprinkles to prevent recurrence of anaemia in infants and young children at high risk
Department of Paediatrics, Centre for International Health, University of Toronto, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Canada
Bull World Health Organ 81:108-15. 2003
- Home-fortification with iron and zinc sprinkles or iron sprinkles alone successfully treats anemia in infants and young children
Departments of Paediatrics and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
J Nutr 133:1075-80. 2003
- Bioavailability of iron from micro-encapsulated iron sprinkle supplement
Departments of Community Medicine and Nuclear Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Food Nutr Bull 23:133-7. 2002
..9% p < .001 and 13.3% p < .001 and no difference was observed with the type of cereal in complementary foods. The use of ferrous fumarate sprinkles has proved to be efficacious in increasing the available iron intake of the infants...
- Is cooking food in iron pots an appropriate solution for the control of anaemia in developing countries? A randomised clinical trial in Benin
Radiation Oncology Programme, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Public Health Nutr 11:971-7. 2008
- Randomized comparison of 3 types of micronutrient supplements for home fortification of complementary foods in Ghana: effects on growth and motor development
Seth Adu Afarwuah
Program in International Nutrition and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 86:412-20. 2007
..A potential low-cost solution is the home fortification of complementary foods with Sprinkles (SP) powder, crushable Nutritabs (NT) tablets, or energy-dense (108 kcal/d), fat-based Nutributter (NB)...
- Low dose 'Sprinkles'-- an innovative approach to treat iron deficiency anemia in infants and young children
Vadu Rural Health Program, Department of Pediatrics, KEM Hospital, Pune, India
Indian Pediatr 44:91-100. 2007
..Sprinkles is an innovative multi-micronutrient home fortification strategy to control iron deficiency and anemia...
- Control of anemia: the time to act is now
Indian Pediatr 44:84-6. 2007
- Priorities in nutritional rehabilitation
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:S66-71. 2006
..This review examines nutritional rehabilitation and stresses nutrition prophylaxis or prevention because for school-age children, health promotion and disease prevention are the keys to a healthy childhood...
- An assessment of inter-rater agreement of the literature filtering process in the development of evidence-based dietary guidelines
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Public Health Nutr 9:494-500. 2006
..To determine whether the literature filtering process, a vital initial component of a systematic literature review, could be successfully completed by nutrition professionals or non-professionals...
- Physiologic mechanisms can predict hematologic responses to iron supplements in growing children: a computer simulation model
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Am J Clin Nutr 83:681-7. 2006
..Iron deficiency is the most common preventable nutrition problem in developing countries. Several randomized clinical trials (RCTs) have been conducted to determine the effectiveness of various iron dosing schemes in multiple settings...
- Comments on use of combined measures from capillary blood to assess iron deficiency in rural kenyan children
J Nutr 134:1844-5; author reply 1846-7. 2004
- Current issues for the prevention and treatment of iron deficiency anemia
Indian Pediatr 39:125-9. 2002