Penelope Nestel

Summary

Affiliation: International Food Policy Research Institute

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Biofortification of staple food crops
    Penelope Nestel
    HarvestPlus, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    J Nutr 136:1064-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating the global costs of vitamin A capsule supplementation: a review of the literature
    Oscar Neidecker-Gonzales
    HarvestPlus, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 28:307-16. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Potential impacts of iron biofortification in India
    Alexander J Stein
    University of Hohenheim, Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences, Inst 490b, 70593 Stuttgart, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 66:1797-808. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Plant breeding to control zinc deficiency in India: how cost-effective is biofortification?
    Alexander J Stein
    Division of International Agricultural Trade and Food Security, University of Hohenheim 490b, 70593 Stuttgart, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 10:492-501. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of iron supplementation on haemoglobin response in children: systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Tarun Gera
    S L Jain Hospital, New Delhi, India
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:468-86. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of iron supplementation on physical growth in children: systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Hps Sachdev
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Paediatrics, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 110 002, India
    Public Health Nutr 9:904-20. 2006
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Stable isotope dilution techniques for assessing vitamin A status and bioefficacy of provitamin A carotenoids in humans
    Harold C Furr
    Craft Technologies, 4344 Frank Price Church Road, Wilson, NC 27893, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:596-607. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Beta-carotene-rich orange-fleshed sweet potato improves the vitamin A status of primary school children assessed with the modified-relative-dose-response test
    Paul J van Jaarsveld
    Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Parow, South Africa
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1080-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of iron supplementation on mental and motor development in children: systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Hps Sachdev
    SL Jain Hospital, New Delhi 110 052, India
    Public Health Nutr 8:117-32. 2005

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Biofortification of staple food crops
    Penelope Nestel
    HarvestPlus, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    J Nutr 136:1064-7. 2006
    ..With the advent of good seed systems, the development of markets and products, and demand creation, this can be achieved...
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating the global costs of vitamin A capsule supplementation: a review of the literature
    Oscar Neidecker-Gonzales
    HarvestPlus, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 28:307-16. 2007
    ..It is estimated that 500 million vitamin A capsules are distributed annually. Policy recommendations have assumed that the supplementation programs offer a proven technology at a relatively low cost of around US$0.10 per capsule...
  3. doi request reprint Potential impacts of iron biofortification in India
    Alexander J Stein
    University of Hohenheim, Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences, Inst 490b, 70593 Stuttgart, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 66:1797-808. 2008
    ..Nonetheless, biofortification should not be seen as a substitute for other interventions. Each approach has its particular strengths, so they complement one another...
  4. ncbi request reprint Plant breeding to control zinc deficiency in India: how cost-effective is biofortification?
    Alexander J Stein
    Division of International Agricultural Trade and Food Security, University of Hohenheim 490b, 70593 Stuttgart, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 10:492-501. 2007
    ..To estimate the potential impact of zinc biofortification of rice and wheat on public health in India and to evaluate its cost-effectiveness compared with alternative interventions and international standards...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of iron supplementation on haemoglobin response in children: systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Tarun Gera
    S L Jain Hospital, New Delhi, India
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:468-86. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of iron supplementation on haemoglobin (Hb) in children through a systematic review of randomised controlled trials...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of iron supplementation on physical growth in children: systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Hps Sachdev
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Paediatrics, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 110 002, India
    Public Health Nutr 9:904-20. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of iron supplementation on physical growth in children through a systematic review of randomised controlled trials (RCTs)...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Stable isotope dilution techniques for assessing vitamin A status and bioefficacy of provitamin A carotenoids in humans
    Harold C Furr
    Craft Technologies, 4344 Frank Price Church Road, Wilson, NC 27893, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:596-607. 2005
    ..This review summarises recent applications of stable isotope methodology to determine human vitamin A status, estimate human vitamin A requirements, and calculate the bioconversion and bioefficacy of food carotenoids...
  9. ncbi request reprint Beta-carotene-rich orange-fleshed sweet potato improves the vitamin A status of primary school children assessed with the modified-relative-dose-response test
    Paul J van Jaarsveld
    Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Parow, South Africa
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1080-7. 2005
    ..Beta-carotene-rich orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) is an excellent source of provitamin A. In many developing countries, sweet potato is a secondary staple food and may play a role in controlling vitamin A deficiency...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of iron supplementation on mental and motor development in children: systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Hps Sachdev
    SL Jain Hospital, New Delhi 110 052, India
    Public Health Nutr 8:117-32. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of iron supplementation on mental and motor development in children through a systematic review of randomised controlled trials (RCTs)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nutrition as a preventive strategy against adverse maternal pregnancy outcomes - a USAID/Wellcome Trust Workshop at Merton College, Oxford, UK, 18-19 July 2002
    Andrew Tomkins
    Public Health Nutr 6:629-30. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Defining nutritional status of women in developing countries
    Penelope Nestel
    Demographic and Health Surveys, Marco International, Inc, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:17-27. 2002
    ..To define a de facto reference body mass index (BMI) for women in developing countries and compare its performance with the Quetelet BMI...