Omar Dary

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Food fortification to reduce vitamin A deficiency: International Vitamin A Consultative Group recommendations
    Omar Dary
    MOST, U S Agency for International Development Micronutrient Program, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    J Nutr 132:2927S-2933S. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned with iron fortification in Central America
    Omar Dary
    MOST, Micronutrient USAID Program, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Nutr Rev 60:S30-3. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Staple food fortification with iron: a multifactorial decision
    Omar Dary
    MOST, Micronutrient USAID Program, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Nutr Rev 60:S34-41; discussion S46-9. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Iron compounds for food fortification: guidelines for Latin America and the Caribbean 2002
    Omar Dary
    Institute of Nutrition of Central American and Panama
    Nutr Rev 60:S50-61. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Biochemical indicators of vitamin A deficiency: serum retinol and serum retinol binding protein
    Saskia de Pee
    Helen Keller International Helen Keller Worldwide Asia Pacific Regional Office, Jakarta, Indonesia
    J Nutr 132:2895S-2901S. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of elemental iron for cereal flour fortification: a SUSTAIN Task Force report. Sharing United States Technology to Aid in the Improvement of Nutrition
    Richard Hurrell
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Nutr Rev 60:391-406. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Wheat flour fortification is unlikely to benefit the neediest in Guatemala
    Beth Imhoff-Kunsch
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 137:1017-22. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Feasibility of using retinol-binding protein from capillary blood specimens to estimate serum retinol concentrations and the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency in low-resource settings
    Jonathan L Gorstein
    University of Washington, School of Public Health, Department of Health Services, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    Public Health Nutr 11:513-20. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Establishing safe and potentially efficacious fortification contents for folic acid and vitamin B12
    Omar Dary
    A2Z The USAID Micronutrient and Child Blindness Project, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC 20009 5721, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 29:S214-24. 2008

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Food fortification to reduce vitamin A deficiency: International Vitamin A Consultative Group recommendations
    Omar Dary
    MOST, U S Agency for International Development Micronutrient Program, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    J Nutr 132:2927S-2933S. 2002
    ..Fortification of food commodities is a very attractive and economic way to prevent and control vitamin A deficiency. Effective food fortification might make supplementation of postpartum women and older children unnecessary...
  2. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned with iron fortification in Central America
    Omar Dary
    MOST, Micronutrient USAID Program, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Nutr Rev 60:S30-3. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Staple food fortification with iron: a multifactorial decision
    Omar Dary
    MOST, Micronutrient USAID Program, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Nutr Rev 60:S34-41; discussion S46-9. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Iron compounds for food fortification: guidelines for Latin America and the Caribbean 2002
    Omar Dary
    Institute of Nutrition of Central American and Panama
    Nutr Rev 60:S50-61. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Biochemical indicators of vitamin A deficiency: serum retinol and serum retinol binding protein
    Saskia de Pee
    Helen Keller International Helen Keller Worldwide Asia Pacific Regional Office, Jakarta, Indonesia
    J Nutr 132:2895S-2901S. 2002
    ..Whereas HPLC and RID analyses must be done in a laboratory, methods are being developed for assessing serum retinol and RBP under more remote conditions...
  6. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of elemental iron for cereal flour fortification: a SUSTAIN Task Force report. Sharing United States Technology to Aid in the Improvement of Nutrition
    Richard Hurrell
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Nutr Rev 60:391-406. 2002
    ..Because it is only approximately half as well absorbed as ferrous sulfate, it should be added to provide double the amount of iron...
  7. ncbi request reprint Wheat flour fortification is unlikely to benefit the neediest in Guatemala
    Beth Imhoff-Kunsch
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 137:1017-22. 2007
    ..The poorest, rural, indigenous populations who suffer the highest burden of nutritional deficiencies likely benefit least from wheat flour fortification...
  8. doi request reprint Feasibility of using retinol-binding protein from capillary blood specimens to estimate serum retinol concentrations and the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency in low-resource settings
    Jonathan L Gorstein
    University of Washington, School of Public Health, Department of Health Services, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    Public Health Nutr 11:513-20. 2008
    ..This is a critical observation as it provides empirical evidence that RBP from capillary blood is a surrogate measure of serum retinol concentrations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Establishing safe and potentially efficacious fortification contents for folic acid and vitamin B12
    Omar Dary
    A2Z The USAID Micronutrient and Child Blindness Project, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC 20009 5721, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 29:S214-24. 2008
    ..Adoption of fortification content for staple foods near the safe limit brings together the need of restricting the voluntary addition of the specific nutrient to other foods and to dietary supplements...