Christine Hotz

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Affiliation: International Food Policy Research Institute

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Traditional food-processing and preparation practices to enhance the bioavailability of micronutrients in plant-based diets
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus, c o International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006 1002, USA
    J Nutr 137:1097-100. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary indicators for assessing the adequacy of population zinc intakes
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus, Washington, DC 20006 1002, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 28:S430-53. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint International Zinc Nutrition Consultative Group (IZiNCG) technical document #1. Assessment of the risk of zinc deficiency in populations and options for its control
    Kenneth H Brown
    Program in International Nutrition, University of California, Davis, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S99-203. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of iron-fortified Ultra Rice in improving the iron status of women in Mexico
    Christine Hotz
    Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Food Nutr Bull 29:140-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The potential to improve zinc status through biofortification of staple food crops with zinc
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus and International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 30:S172-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Introduction of β-carotene-rich orange sweet potato in rural Uganda resulted in increased vitamin A intakes among children and women and improved vitamin A status among children
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington DC, USA
    J Nutr 142:1871-80. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint From harvest to health: challenges for developing biofortified staple foods and determining their impact on micronutrient status
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus in Washington, DC 20006 1002, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 28:S271-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of nutritional supplements among Mexican women and the estimated impact on dietary intakes below the EAR and above the UL
    Fabiola Mejía-Rodríguez
    Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Av Universidad No 655, Sta Ma Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca, Mor CP 62508, Mexico
    J Am Coll Nutr 26:16-23. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Vitamin A intake and infection are associated with plasma retinol among pre-school children in rural Zambia
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Public Health Nutr 15:1688-96. 2012
  10. doi request reprint A large-scale intervention to introduce orange sweet potato in rural Mozambique increases vitamin A intakes among children and women
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Br J Nutr 108:163-76. 2012

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Traditional food-processing and preparation practices to enhance the bioavailability of micronutrients in plant-based diets
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus, c o International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006 1002, USA
    J Nutr 137:1097-100. 2007
    ..The suitability of these strategies and their impact on nutritional status and functional health outcomes need to be more broadly assessed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary indicators for assessing the adequacy of population zinc intakes
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus, Washington, DC 20006 1002, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 28:S430-53. 2007
    ..Conformity between these two indicators is less consistent for children, suggesting that further data and/or direct studies of zinc requirements among children are needed...
  3. ncbi request reprint International Zinc Nutrition Consultative Group (IZiNCG) technical document #1. Assessment of the risk of zinc deficiency in populations and options for its control
    Kenneth H Brown
    Program in International Nutrition, University of California, Davis, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S99-203. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of iron-fortified Ultra Rice in improving the iron status of women in Mexico
    Christine Hotz
    Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Food Nutr Bull 29:140-9. 2008
    ..Nonetheless, relatively few efficacy trials have been reported to date to demonstrate impact on iron status. The Ultra Rice technology provides a means of delivering fortificant iron via rice...
  5. ncbi request reprint The potential to improve zinc status through biofortification of staple food crops with zinc
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus and International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 30:S172-8. 2009
    ..At the program level, the ability to widely disseminate biofortified crop varieties and the willingness of farmers to adopt them will also affect the magnitude of the impact of this strategy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Introduction of β-carotene-rich orange sweet potato in rural Uganda resulted in increased vitamin A intakes among children and women and improved vitamin A status among children
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington DC, USA
    J Nutr 142:1871-80. 2012
    ..05). Introduction of OSP to Ugandan farming households increased vitamin A intakes among children and women and was associated with improved vitamin A status among children...
  7. ncbi request reprint From harvest to health: challenges for developing biofortified staple foods and determining their impact on micronutrient status
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus in Washington, DC 20006 1002, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 28:S271-9. 2007
    ..This strategy, referred to as "biofortification," is being developed and implemented through the international alliance of HarvestPlus to improve iron, zinc, and vitamin A status in low-income populations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of nutritional supplements among Mexican women and the estimated impact on dietary intakes below the EAR and above the UL
    Fabiola Mejía-Rodríguez
    Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Av Universidad No 655, Sta Ma Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca, Mor CP 62508, Mexico
    J Am Coll Nutr 26:16-23. 2007
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  9. doi request reprint Vitamin A intake and infection are associated with plasma retinol among pre-school children in rural Zambia
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Public Health Nutr 15:1688-96. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency, infection and adequacy of vitamin A intakes among Zambian children, and the contribution of dietary vitamin A and infection to vitamin A status...
  10. doi request reprint A large-scale intervention to introduce orange sweet potato in rural Mozambique increases vitamin A intakes among children and women
    Christine Hotz
    HarvestPlus, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Br J Nutr 108:163-76. 2012
    ..Introduction of OSP to rural, sweet potato-producing communities in Mozambique is an effective way to improve vitamin A intakes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Biofortification: a new tool to reduce micronutrient malnutrition
    Howarth E Bouis
    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 32:S31-40. 2011
    ..The density of minerals and vitamins in food staples eaten widely by the poor may be increased either through conventional plant breeding or through the use of transgenic techniques, a process known as biofortification...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bioavailable dietary iron is associated with hemoglobin concentration in Mexican preschool children
    Sonia C Rodriguez
    Research Center on Nutrition and Health, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, 62508, Mexico
    J Nutr 137:2304-10. 2007
    ..Although Hb is not a specific indicator of iron status, it was significantly associated with FeBIO...
  13. ncbi request reprint Zinc absorption from zinc oxide, zinc sulfate, zinc oxide + EDTA, or sodium-zinc EDTA does not differ when added as fortificants to maize tortillas
    Christine Hotz
    Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    J Nutr 135:1102-5. 2005
    ..The addition of EDTA with zinc oxide or the use of prechelated sodium-zinc EDTA as fortificants did not result in higher zinc absorption from the test meal...
  14. ncbi request reprint Suggested lower cutoffs of serum zinc concentrations for assessing zinc status: reanalysis of the second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data (1976-1980)
    Christine Hotz
    Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:756-64. 2003
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  15. doi request reprint Achievements, challenges, and promising new approaches in vitamin and mineral deficiency control
    Erick Boy
    HarvestPlus, International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI CIAT, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Nutr Rev 67:S24-30. 2009
    ..For zinc, advocacy to accelerate the application of revised diarrhea management guidelines is critical, as are efficacy studies on food-based interventions and preventive supplementation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Zinc deficiency: issues for public health, assessment, and prevention
    Juan Rivera
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Forum Nutr 56:59-61. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Evidence for the usefulness of in vitro dialyzability, Caco-2 cell models, animal models, and algorithms to predict zinc bioavailability in humans
    Christine Hotz
    Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Av Universidad No 655, Sta Ma Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca, Morelos CP 62508, Mexico
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 75:423-35. 2005
    ..Ultimately, population-based studies are needed to determine the impact of dietary factors that modulate zinc absorption on the adequacy of zinc status...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the trace element status of individuals and populations: the example of zinc and copper
    Christine Hotz
    Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    J Nutr 133:1563S-8S. 2003
    ..Because relatively little information is available on zinc toxicity, the discussion concerning the definition of excess intake of trace elements focused primarily on recent work concerning risk assessment of copper toxicity...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of micronutrient deficiencies on child growth: a review of results from community-based supplementation trials
    Juan A Rivera
    Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    J Nutr 133:4010S-4020S. 2003
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Conclusions of the Joint WHO/UNICEF/IAEA/IZiNCG Interagency Meeting on Zinc Status Indicators
    Bruno de Benoist
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva
    Food Nutr Bull 28:S480-4. 2007
    ..The prevalence of low serum zinc and inadequate zinc intakes may be used to evaluate their impact on the target population's zinc status...
  21. doi request reprint Indicators of zinc status at the population level: a review of the evidence
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Hunan Nutrition, University of Otago, Union Street, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9015, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 99:S14-23. 2008
    ..More research is needed to establish the validity, specificity, sensitivity, and feasibility of these new biomarkers, especially in community-settings...
  22. ncbi request reprint The quality of the diet in Malawian children with kwashiorkor and marasmus
    Jesse Sullivan
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, One Children s Place, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 2:114-22. 2006
    ..06 (0.99) vs. 5.02 (1.10), mean (SD). Further research is needed to determine what role consumption of egg and tomato may play in the development of kwashiorkor...
  23. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of in vitro models to predict the bioavailability of iron and zinc: a consensus statement from the HarvestPlus expert consultation
    Sue Fairweather-Tait
    Institute of Food Research, Norwich Research Park, Norfolk, UK
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 75:371-4. 2005
    ..Ultimately human studies are required for such determinations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Zinc homeostasis in Malawian children consuming a high-phytate, maize-based diet
    Mark J Manary
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:1057-61. 2002
    ..The gastrointestinal tract plays a central role in absorbing and conserving zinc, yet it has not been carefully studied in such children...