Rosalind S Gibson

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Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using reference nutrient density goals with food balance sheet data to identify likely micronutrient deficits for fortification planning in countries in the Western Pacific region
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Union St, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9015, New Zealand
    Food Nutr Bull 33:S214-20. 2012
  2. pmc Genetic hemoglobin disorders, infection, and deficiencies of iron and vitamin A determine anemia in young Cambodian children
    Joby George
    World Vision Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    J Nutr 142:781-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint A review of phytate, iron, zinc, and calcium concentrations in plant-based complementary foods used in low-income countries and implications for bioavailability
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Union Street, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9015, New Zealand
    Food Nutr Bull 31:S134-46. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Inadequate feeding practices and impaired growth among children from subsistence farming households in Sidama, Southern Ethiopia
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Matern Child Nutr 5:260-75. 2009
  5. pmc Zinc, gravida, infection, and iron, but not vitamin B-12 or folate status, predict hemoglobin during pregnancy in Southern Ethiopia
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand 9015
    J Nutr 138:581-6. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk of suboptimal iron and zinc nutriture among adolescent girls in Australia and New Zealand: causes, consequences, and solutions
    R S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 11:S543-52. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of diet- and host-related factors in nutrient bioavailability and thus in nutrient-based dietary requirement estimates
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Food Nutr Bull 28:S77-100. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Design and quality control issues related to dietary assessment, randomized clinical trials and meta-analysis of field-based studies in developing countries
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Nutr 133:1569S-73S. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Experiences of a community-based dietary intervention to enhance micronutrient adequacy of diets low in animal source foods and high in phytate: a case study in rural Malawian children
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Nutr 133:3992S-3999S. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint A review of interventions based on dietary diversification or modification strategies with the potential to enhance intakes of total and absorbable zinc
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Food Nutr Bull 30:S108-43. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Using reference nutrient density goals with food balance sheet data to identify likely micronutrient deficits for fortification planning in countries in the Western Pacific region
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Union St, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9015, New Zealand
    Food Nutr Bull 33:S214-20. 2012
    ..However, such data are seldom collected in low-income countries. In contrast, Food Balance Sheets (FBS), published annually for approximately 180 countries, may provide a source of national data for program planning...
  2. pmc Genetic hemoglobin disorders, infection, and deficiencies of iron and vitamin A determine anemia in young Cambodian children
    Joby George
    World Vision Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    J Nutr 142:781-7. 2012
    ..7). In Cambodia, where a high prevalence of genetic Hb disorders exists, ferritin and sTfR are of limited use for assessing the prevalence of iron deficiency. New low-cost methods for detecting genetic Hb disorders are urgently required...
  3. ncbi request reprint A review of phytate, iron, zinc, and calcium concentrations in plant-based complementary foods used in low-income countries and implications for bioavailability
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Union Street, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9015, New Zealand
    Food Nutr Bull 31:S134-46. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Inadequate feeding practices and impaired growth among children from subsistence farming households in Sidama, Southern Ethiopia
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Matern Child Nutr 5:260-75. 2009
    ..In conclusion, interventions that address the WHO guiding principles for complementary feeding practices and behaviours, as well as prenatal influences on growth, are urgently required in this setting...
  5. pmc Zinc, gravida, infection, and iron, but not vitamin B-12 or folate status, predict hemoglobin during pregnancy in Southern Ethiopia
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand 9015
    J Nutr 138:581-6. 2008
    ..Despite some early functional vitamin B-12 deficiency, there was no macrocytic anemia. Consumption of fermented enset may have increased vitamin B-12 levels in diet and plasma...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk of suboptimal iron and zinc nutriture among adolescent girls in Australia and New Zealand: causes, consequences, and solutions
    R S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 11:S543-52. 2002
    ..Many of the strategies for enhancing the content and bioavailability of dietary iron are also appropriate for zinc...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of diet- and host-related factors in nutrient bioavailability and thus in nutrient-based dietary requirement estimates
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Food Nutr Bull 28:S77-100. 2007
    ..Currently, there are often large differences in the adjustments employed to convert physiological requirements to dietary requirements, even among countries consuming diets of similar patterns...
  8. ncbi request reprint Design and quality control issues related to dietary assessment, randomized clinical trials and meta-analysis of field-based studies in developing countries
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Nutr 133:1569S-73S. 2003
    ..Meta-analysis is a statistical technique involving linear models or generalized linear models, which can be performed after locating the individual studies, and selecting and abstracting all the necessary data...
  9. ncbi request reprint Experiences of a community-based dietary intervention to enhance micronutrient adequacy of diets low in animal source foods and high in phytate: a case study in rural Malawian children
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Nutr 133:3992S-3999S. 2003
    ..More efforts to raise small animals and promote their consumption are needed to enhance dietary quality and ensure optimal growth, health and cognitive development in young Malawian children...
  10. ncbi request reprint A review of interventions based on dietary diversification or modification strategies with the potential to enhance intakes of total and absorbable zinc
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Food Nutr Bull 30:S108-43. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint A micronutrient-fortified food enhances iron and selenium status of Zambian infants but has limited efficacy on zinc
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    J Nutr 141:935-43. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Zinc: the missing link in combating micronutrient malnutrition in developing countries
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Proc Nutr Soc 65:51-60. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Dietary interventions to prevent zinc deficiency
    R S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:484S-487S. 1998
    ..In this way, community participation and awareness of zinc deficiency might be enhanced and the dietary strategies planned will be appropriate and sustainable...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Does zinc deficiency play a role in stunting among primary school children in NE Thailand?
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutriton, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 97:167-75. 2007
    ..Hence, zinc deficiency may be a factor limiting linear growth, especially among boys in NE Thailand, but more research is needed to establish whether other factors also play a role...
  16. ncbi request reprint Improving the bioavailability of nutrients in plant foods at the household level
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Proc Nutr Soc 65:160-8. 2006
    ..In community-based studies in rural Malawi improvements in dietary quality and arm-muscle area and reductions in the incidence of anaemia and common infections in young children have been observed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Suboptimal zinc status in pregnant Malawian women: its association with low intakes of poorly available zinc, frequent reproductive cycling, and malaria
    R S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 67:702-9. 1998
    ..We conclude that low intakes of poorly available dietary zinc, frequent reproductive cycling, and malaria prevalence are three major factors in the etiology of suboptimal zinc status in these rural, pregnant Malawian women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Are changes in food consumption patterns associated with lower biochemical zinc status among women from Dunedin, New Zealand?
    R S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 86:71-80. 2001
    ..11.9 v. 12.3 micromol/l, We postulate that the lower biochemical Zn status of these New Zealand women may be associated in part with changes in food selection patterns, which have led to a reduction in the bioavailability of dietary Zn...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary diversification/modification strategies to enhance micronutrient content and bioavailability of diets in developing countries
    R S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 85:S159-66. 2001
    ..Implementation of these household strategies has the potential to increase the bioavailability of iron and zinc in rural Malawian diets from low to high...
  20. doi request reprint Higher risk of zinc deficiency in New Zealand Pacific school children compared with their Māori and European counterparts: a New Zealand national survey
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 105:436-46. 2011
    ..However, a lack of concordance with the risk of dietary Zn inadequacy suggests the need for better defined cut-offs in children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Can dietary treatment of non-anemic iron deficiency improve iron status?
    A L Heath
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Am Coll Nutr 20:477-84. 2001
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  22. ncbi request reprint Co-existing micronutrient deficiencies among stunted Cambodian infants and toddlers
    Victoria P Anderson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:72-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, anaemia, and deficiencies of iron, zinc, and vitamin A are severe public health problems among these stunted Cambodian children. Intervention strategies addressing multiple micronutrient deficiencies are needed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Multiple micronutrient deficiencies persist during early childhood in Mongolia
    Rebecca L Lander
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:429-40. 2008
    ..Of the children, 78% were at risk of > or = two coexisting micronutrient deficiencies emphasizing the need for multimicronutrient interventions in Mongolia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Primary school children from northeast Thailand are not at risk of selenium deficiency
    Woravimol Krittaphol
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:474-81. 2006
    ..51 +/- 24 micro g/d; P< 0.010). In conclusion, there appears to be no risk of selenium deficiency among these northeast Thai children...
  25. ncbi request reprint Low zinc, iron, and calcium intakes of Northeast Thai school children consuming glutinous rice-based diets are not exacerbated by high phytate
    Woravimol Krittaphol
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 57:520-8. 2006
    ..Whether the low calcium intakes compromise optimal bone health in these growing Northeast Thai school children is unknown...
  26. doi request reprint Influence of an iron intervention on the zinc status of young adult New Zealand women with mild iron deficiency
    Nicolas R Prosser
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 104:742-50. 2010
    ..In conclusion, Zn status was not improved compared with placebo by an Fe-based dietary intervention. However, a daily moderate-dose Fe supplement with meals appeared to lower Zn status in these young adult women...
  27. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a community-based dietary intervention to enhance micronutrient adequacy of high-phytate maize-based diets of rural Malawian children
    Fiona Yeudall
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9015, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 8:826-36. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of a community-based dietary intervention to reduce risk of micronutrient inadequacies in high-phytate maize-based Malawian diets...
  28. doi request reprint Intakes from non-breastmilk foods for stunted toddlers living in poor urban villages of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, are inadequate
    Victoria P Anderson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Matern Child Nutr 4:146-59. 2008
    ..Instead, the feasibility of micronutrient fortification of the rice-based diets of Cambodian toddlers should be explored...
  29. doi request reprint Plasma selenium concentrations in pregnant women in two countries with contrasting soil selenium levels
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 25:230-5. 2011
    ..Selenium has an important role in antioxidant defense and cell mediated immunity. Plasma selenium is a useful biomarker for comparing selenium status across populations, and influenced by selenium levels of soils and plants...
  30. ncbi request reprint Zinc and iron status during pregnancy of Filipino women
    Nynke de Jong
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 11:186-93. 2002
    ..Anaemia and/or suboptimal zinc status during pregnancy may be related to low birthweight in the Philippines, and their aetiology deserves further study...
  31. ncbi request reprint Vitamin B12 and folate status of older New Zealand women
    Nynke de Jong
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 12:85-91. 2003
    ..In conclusion, there was a moderately high prevalence of hyperhomocysteinaemia and suboptimal plasma vitamin B12 concentrations but not low blood folate concentrations in this elderly female population...
  32. doi request reprint Food-based strategies improve iron status in toddlers: a randomized controlled trial12
    Ewa A Szymlek-Gay
    Departments of Human Nutrition and Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1541-51. 2009
    ..Nonanemic iron deficiency is common in toddlers in developed countries. Food-based strategies are safe methods to control and prevent mild micronutrient deficiencies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing growth and intestinal parasitic infections in preschoolers attending philanthropic daycare centers in Salvador, Northeast Region of Brazil
    Rebecca L Lander
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Cad Saude Publica 28:2177-88. 2012
    ..Deworming is considered an alternative for reducing the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections in this age group...
  34. pmc A historical review of progress in the assessment of dietary zinc intake as an indicator of population zinc status
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Adv Nutr 3:772-82. 2012
    ..Recent findings that Zn bioavailability from high-phytate, whole-day diets is lower than previous estimates suggest that revision of Zn estimated average requirement for LIC may be warranted...
  35. ncbi request reprint Are breast-fed infants and toddlers in New Zealand at risk of iodine deficiency?
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Nutrition 21:325-31. 2005
    ..This study assessed the iodine status of New Zealand infants and toddlers and explored factors that might influence their iodine status...
  36. ncbi request reprint Complementary feeding practices and dietary intakes from complementary foods amongst weanlings in rural Malawi
    C Hotz
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:841-9. 2001
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of 6-24-month-old urban South Island New Zealand children in relation to biochemical iron status
    Patsy Soh
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 5:339-46. 2002
    ..To investigate food sources and intakes of iron, and dietary factors associated with serum ferritin levels in 6-24-month-old children...
  38. ncbi request reprint Macronutrient and selected vitamin intakes from complementary foods of infants and toddlers from Cebu, Philippines
    Leah A Perlas
    Department of Human Nutrition University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9015, New Zealand
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 55:1-15. 2004
    ..Nutrient deficits were greater for rural children compared with urban children, and were attributed to low intakes of energy, as well as cellular animal protein, fruits and vegetables...
  39. ncbi request reprint Establishing desirable fortificant levels for calcium, iron and zinc in foods for infant and young child feeding: examples from three Asian countries
    Michelle M Gibbs
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology, Bicutan, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Matern Child Nutr 10:112-25. 2014
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  40. ncbi request reprint Red meat and a fortified manufactured toddler milk drink increase dietary zinc intakes without affecting zinc status of New Zealand toddlers
    Emily J Morgan
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Nutr 140:2221-6. 2010
    ..Dietary zinc intakes achievable via interventions based on red meat or a FTMD are unlikely to improve biochemical zinc status in NZ toddlers. These results also question cutoffs used to define zinc deficiency in toddlers...
  41. ncbi request reprint Assessment of home-based processing methods to reduce the phytate content and phytate/zinc molar ratio of white maize (Zea mays)
    C Hotz
    Department of Human Nutrition, P O Box 56, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Agric Food Chem 49:692-8. 2001
    ..The latter soaking procedures were simple and effective and were suitable for household use in rural Malawian communities...
  42. ncbi request reprint Risk of zinc, iodine and other micronutrient deficiencies among school children in North East Thailand
    R A Thurlow
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:623-32. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of folic acid supplementation on plasma zinc concentrations of young women
    Timothy J Green
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Nutrition 19:522-3. 2003
    ..Women of reproductive age are advised to consume supplements or fortified foods containing at least 400 microg/d folic acid for the prevention of neural tubes defects. Concerns exist about the adverse effects of folic acid on zinc status...
  44. ncbi request reprint Iron deficiency and risk factors for lower iron stores in 6-24-month-old New Zealanders
    P Soh
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:71-9. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence of biochemical iron deficiency and identify factors associated with ferritin levels among 6-24-month-old urban South Island New Zealand children...
  45. ncbi request reprint The role of blood loss and diet in the aetiology of mild iron deficiency in premenopausal adult New Zealand women
    A L Heath
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 4:197-206. 2001
    ..Women should be encouraged to maintain a healthy body weight, and those who choose to donate blood, or who experience nose bleeds, should have their iron stores monitored...
  46. ncbi request reprint Participatory nutrition education and adoption of new feeding practices are associated with improved adequacy of complementary diets among rural Malawian children: a pilot study
    C Hotz
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:226-37. 2005
    ..To introduce practices for improving complementary feeding and evaluate their adoption and association with improved dietary intakes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a multi-micronutrient dietary intervention based on haemoglobin, hair zinc concentrations, and selected functional outcomes in rural Malawian children
    F Yeudall
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:1176-85. 2002
    ..To investigate the efficacy of enhancing the content and bioavailability of micronutrients in diets of stunted rural Malawian children on their growth and body composition, morbidity, anaemia and hair zinc concentrations...
  48. ncbi request reprint Mild iodine deficiency in a sample of New Zealand schoolchildren
    S A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:1169-75. 2002
    ..To assess the iodine status of New Zealand schoolchildren...
  49. ncbi request reprint A home-based method to reduce phytate content and increase zinc bioavailability in maize-based complementary diets
    C Hotz
    Department of Human Nutrition, PO Box 56, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 52:133-42. 2001
    ..The bioavailability of zinc from the complementary diet would predict an increase from low (24%) to moderate (33%) levels...
  50. ncbi request reprint Selenium and zinc status are suboptimal in a sample of older New Zealand women in a community-based study
    N De Jong
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Nutr 131:2677-84. 2001
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Poor dietary quality of complementary foods is associated with multiple micronutrient deficiencies during early childhood in Mongolia
    R Lander
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 13:1304-13. 2010
    ..To assess whether persistent micronutrient deficiencies in Mongolian children identified in our earlier biochemical study are associated with inadequacies in quantity and/or quality in their complementary diets...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. ncbi request reprint Household dietary strategies to enhance the content and bioavailability of iron, zinc and calcium of selected rice- and maize-based Philippine complementary foods
    Leah A Perlas
    Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology, Bicutan, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Matern Child Nutr 1:263-73. 2005
    ..Enrichment with animal protein or soaking has the potential to enhance the content of absorbable iron, zinc, and probably calcium to varying degrees in rice- and maize-based Philippine complementary foods...
  55. pmc Zinc absorption during late pregnancy in rural southern Ethiopia
    K Michael Hambidge
    Section of Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1102-6. 2006
    ..Little is yet known about zinc absorption in late pregnancy, and no information on absorption from the total diet is available...
  56. 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
  57. ncbi request reprint Community-based dietary phytate reduction and its effect on iron status in Malawian children
    Mark J Manary
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, One Children s Place, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ann Trop Paediatr 22:133-6. 2002
    ..Phytate was removed by soaking maize flour in excess water with phytase and decanting the water before cooking the flour. Iron status, as measured by soluble transferrin receptor and zinc protoporphyrin, was improved but not normal...
  58. ncbi request reprint Dietary treatment of iron deficiency?
    Anne Louise M Heath
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:687. 2002
  59. ncbi request reprint A multimicronutrient-fortified seasoning powder enhances the hemoglobin, zinc, and iodine status of primary school children in North East Thailand: a randomized controlled trial of efficacy
    Pattanee Winichagoon
    Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Salaya, Thailand
    J Nutr 136:1617-23. 2006
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of low-dose iron supplements during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial
    Maria Makrides
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Child Health Research Institute, and Department of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:145-53. 2003
    ..Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is common in pregnant women, but previous trials aimed at preventing IDA used high-dose iron supplements that are known to cause gastrointestinal side effects...
  61. ncbi request reprint Inadequate intakes of dietary zinc among pregnant women from subsistence households in Sidama, Southern Ethiopia
    Yewelsew Abebe
    College of Agriculture, Hawassa University, Awassa, Ethiopia
    Public Health Nutr 11:379-86. 2008
    ..To assess the prevalence of zinc inadequacy based on dietary intakes and plasma zinc concentrations and, simultaneously, the prevalence of inadequate intakes of energy, protein, calcium and iron...
  62. ncbi request reprint A micronutrient-fortified seasoning powder reduces morbidity and improves short-term cognitive function, but has no effect on anthropometric measures in primary school children in northeast Thailand: a randomized controlled trial
    Mari Skar Manger
    Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Salaya, Thailand
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1715-22. 2008
    ..Reductions in iodine and zinc deficiencies and improvements in hemoglobin were achieved from a micronutrient-fortified seasoning powder consumed in school lunches by children in northeast Thailand...
  63. ncbi request reprint Only a small proportion of anemia in northeast Thai schoolchildren is associated with iron deficiency
    Rosanne A Thurlow
    Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Salaya, Thailand
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:380-7. 2005
    ..Iron deficiency is assumed to be the major cause of anemia in northeast Thailand, but other factors may be involved...
  64. ncbi request reprint Major variables of zinc homeostasis in Chinese toddlers
    Xiao Yang Sheng
    Department of Child and Adolescent Health, Xin Hua Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:389-94. 2006
    ..The data required for this approach have not been available for toddlers, whose requirements have been estimated by extrapolation from other age groups...