Steven A Abrams

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Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient requirements of high-risk infants
    Steven A Abrams
    US Department of Agriculture Agriculture Research Service, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, 7074, Houston, TX 77030, USA Electronic address
    Clin Perinatol 41:347-61. 2014
  2. pmc Supplementation with 1000 IU vitamin D/d leads to parathyroid hormone suppression, but not increased fractional calcium absorption, in 4-8-y-old children: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    Steven A Abrams
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:217-23. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D: effects on childhood health and disease
    Steven A Abrams
    United States Department of Agriculture Agriculture Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, TX 77030, USA
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 9:162-70. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin D requirements of children: "all my life's a circle"
    Steven A Abrams
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Nutr Rev 70:201-6. 2012
  5. pmc Effects of ethnicity and vitamin D supplementation on vitamin D status and changes in bone mineral content in infants
    Steven A Abrams
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:6. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint In utero physiology: role in nutrient delivery and fetal development for calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D
    Steven A Abrams
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:604S-607S. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Building bones in babies: can and should we exceed the human milk-fed infant's rate of bone calcium accretion?
    Steven A Abrams
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:487-94. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A combination of prebiotic short- and long-chain inulin-type fructans enhances calcium absorption and bone mineralization in young adolescents
    Steven A Abrams
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:471-6. 2005
  9. pmc Relationships among vitamin D levels, parathyroid hormone, and calcium absorption in young adolescents
    Steven A Abrams
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:5576-81. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Height and height Z-score are related to calcium absorption in five- to fifteen-year-old girls
    Steven A Abrams
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:5077-81. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient requirements of high-risk infants
    Steven A Abrams
    US Department of Agriculture Agriculture Research Service, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, 7074, Houston, TX 77030, USA Electronic address
    Clin Perinatol 41:347-61. 2014
    ..Considered are some aspects of how the nutrient shortages may be managed, recognizing the complexity and changing nature of the supply...
  2. pmc Supplementation with 1000 IU vitamin D/d leads to parathyroid hormone suppression, but not increased fractional calcium absorption, in 4-8-y-old children: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    Steven A Abrams
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:217-23. 2013
    ..The effects of vitamin D supplementation in healthy prepubertal children on physiologic outcomes have not been investigated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D: effects on childhood health and disease
    Steven A Abrams
    United States Department of Agriculture Agriculture Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, TX 77030, USA
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 9:162-70. 2013
    ..This information can be used in developing both model systems of investigation and clinical trials of vitamin D in children with acute and chronic illnesses...
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin D requirements of children: "all my life's a circle"
    Steven A Abrams
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Nutr Rev 70:201-6. 2012
    ..More data on the long-term risks and benefits are needed before widespread screening or supplementation can be advocated...
  5. pmc Effects of ethnicity and vitamin D supplementation on vitamin D status and changes in bone mineral content in infants
    Steven A Abrams
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:6. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effects on serum 25(OH)D and bone mineralization of supplementation of breast-fed Hispanic and non-Hispanic Caucasian infants with vitamin D in infants in Houston, Texas...
  6. ncbi request reprint In utero physiology: role in nutrient delivery and fetal development for calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D
    Steven A Abrams
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:604S-607S. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Building bones in babies: can and should we exceed the human milk-fed infant's rate of bone calcium accretion?
    Steven A Abrams
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:487-94. 2006
    ..For now, the vitamin-replete breast-fed infant's rate of calcium accretion during the first year of life should be the standard targeted for infant formulas...
  8. ncbi request reprint A combination of prebiotic short- and long-chain inulin-type fructans enhances calcium absorption and bone mineralization in young adolescents
    Steven A Abrams
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:471-6. 2005
    ..Results have been inconsistent; however, and no studies have been conducted to determine whether this effect persists with long-term use...
  9. pmc Relationships among vitamin D levels, parathyroid hormone, and calcium absorption in young adolescents
    Steven A Abrams
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:5576-81. 2005
    ..Evidence suggests that vitamin D status in adults, as assessed by serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD), is positively associated with calcium absorption fraction and inversely associated with serum PTH. Few comparable pediatric data exist...
  10. ncbi request reprint Height and height Z-score are related to calcium absorption in five- to fifteen-year-old girls
    Steven A Abrams
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:5077-81. 2005
    ..Understanding the relationship between calcium absorption and growth has been limited. We have developed a database of calcium absorption measurements in 315 girls aged 5.0-15.0 yr...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of prebiotic supplementation and calcium intake on body mass index
    Steven A Abrams
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, and Texas Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Pediatr 151:293-8. 2007
    ..To assess the effects of a prebiotic supplement and usual calcium intake on body composition changes during pubertal growth...
  12. ncbi request reprint An inulin-type fructan enhances calcium absorption primarily via an effect on colonic absorption in humans
    Steven A Abrams
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 137:2208-12. 2007
    ..This benefit to ITF may be especially important when absorption in the small intestine is impaired for anatomic or physiological reasons...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessing mineral metabolism in children using stable isotopes
    Steven A Abrams
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:438-41; discussion 451. 2008
    ..Kinetics are assessed with blood and urine collections, usually over 5-10 days. Increased use of these techniques may be important in medical and nutritional assessment as well as in the management of pediatric oncology patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Postnatal vitamin A supplementation in developing countries: an intervention whose time has come?
    Steven A Abrams
    Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates St, Houston TX 77030
    Pediatrics 122:180-1. 2008
  15. pmc Higher serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in school-age children are inconsistently associated with increased calcium absorption
    Steven A Abrams
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:2421-7. 2009
    ..Increasing serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) in adults may enhance calcium absorption (Ca-abs). There are few similar pediatric data leading to uncertainty about the optimal target for 25-OHD to maximize Ca-abs...
  16. doi request reprint What are the risks and benefits to increasing dietary bone minerals and vitamin D intake in infants and small children?
    Steven A Abrams
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 31:285-97. 2011
    ..There is no evidence to support high-dose bone mineral supplementation or high-dose vitamin D supplementation in infancy, and controlled trials are needed before these can be advocated...
  17. doi request reprint Calcium and vitamin D requirements for optimal bone mass during adolescence
    Steven A Abrams
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 14:605-9. 2011
    ..A series of research studies published in 2010 and 2011, mostly not included in the IOM report, have further addressed these issues...
  18. pmc Calcium absorption in infants and small children: methods of determination and recent findings
    Steven A Abrams
    Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Nutrients 2:474-80. 2010
    ..In older children with a calcium intake typical of Western diets, calcium absorption is adequate to meet bone mineral accretion requirements...
  19. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D receptor Fok1 polymorphisms affect calcium absorption, kinetics, and bone mineralization rates during puberty
    Steven A Abrams
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:945-53. 2005
    ..It seems that the Fok1 polymorphism directly affects bone mineralization during pubertal growth through an effect on calcium absorption...
  20. pmc Setting Dietary Reference Intakes with the use of bioavailability data: calcium
    Steven A Abrams
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1474S-1477S. 2010
    ..In children, it is important to use data obtained at the age and pubertal status being evaluated rather than to interpolate from data performed in other age groups...
  21. doi request reprint Infant iron status affects iron absorption in Peruvian breastfed infants at 2 and 5 mo of age
    Julia L Finkelstein
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY JLF and KOO the USDA Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX SAA and the Instituto de Investigación Nutricional, Lima, Peru NZ
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:1475-84. 2013
    ..Effects of prenatal iron supplementation on maternal postpartum iron status and early infant iron homeostasis remain largely unknown...
  22. ncbi request reprint Magnesium retention in 12 to 48 month-old children
    Ian J Griffin
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:349-55. 2008
    ..In adults, adaptation to changes in magnesium intake is largely due to changes in fractional magnesium absorption and urinary magnesium excretion. We sought to examine whether these homeostatic mechanism also occurred in young children...
  23. doi request reprint Orange but not apple juice enhances ferrous fumarate absorption in small children
    Kimberly S Balay
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 50:545-50. 2010
    ..Ferrous fumarate is a common, inexpensive iron form increasingly used instead of ferrous sulfate as a food iron supplement. However, few data exist as to whether juices enhance iron absorption from ferrous fumarate...
  24. ncbi request reprint Zinc homeostasis in 1-4 year olds consuming diets typical of US children
    Ian J Griffin
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Br J Nutr 98:358-63. 2007
    ..Zn retention was positively correlated with intake. A Zn intake between 4.2 and 4.7 mg/d should meet the requirement for normal growth for this age group...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pubertal girls only partially adapt to low dietary calcium intakes
    Steven A Abrams
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 19:759-63. 2004
    ..We found partial adaptation to low intakes but a persistent large deficit relative to recommended intakes. Low calcium intakes pose a substantial risk of inadequate calcium retention...
  26. ncbi request reprint Iron deficiency, but not anemia, upregulates iron absorption in breast-fed peruvian infants
    Penni D Hicks
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 136:2435-8. 2006
    ..Infants with low iron status upregulate iron absorption from breast milk at both 5-6 and 9-10 mo of age...
  27. ncbi request reprint Bioavailability of iron and zinc from a multiple micronutrient-fortified beverage
    Ana M Avalos Mishaan
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, and Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, 77030, USA
    J Pediatr 145:26-31. 2004
    ..To test the hypothesis that micronutrient beverages can provide the daily iron and zinc needs of small children...
  28. ncbi request reprint Calcium balance in 1-4-y-old children
    Mary Frances Lynch
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:750-4. 2007
    ..Few calcium balance data are available from young children on which to base dietary recommendations...
  29. pmc Total calcium absorption is similar from infant formulas with and without prebiotics and exceeds that in human milk-fed infants
    Penni D Hicks
    Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:118. 2012
    ..1) To evaluate calcium absorption in infants fed a formula containing prebiotics (PF) and one without prebiotics (CF). 2) To compare calcium absorption from these formulas with a group of human milk-fed (HM) infants...
  30. ncbi request reprint Bone markers, calcium metabolism, and calcium kinetics during extended-duration space flight on the mir space station
    Scott M Smith
    Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Office, NASA Lyndon B Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:208-18. 2005
    ..Bone markers, calcitropic hormones, and calcium kinetics of crew members on space missions of 4-6 months were evaluated. Spaceflight-induced bone loss was associated with increased bone resorption and decreased calcium absorption...
  31. doi request reprint Perturbed zinc homeostasis in rural 3-5-y-old Malawian children is associated with abnormalities in intestinal permeability attributed to tropical enteropathy
    Micah J Manary
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, and St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Pediatr Res 67:671-5. 2010
    ..62, p<0.001). Net zinc retention (0.67+/-1.6 mg/d) was negatively correlated with the L:M (r=-0.47, p=0.02). This suggests that perturbed zinc homeostasis is associated with subclinical enteropathy in these children...
  32. ncbi request reprint Iron absorption is more closely related to iron status than to daily iron intake in 12- to 48-mo-old children
    Mary Frances Lynch
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 137:88-92. 2007
    ..Although zinc intake may affect iron absorption from a meal, it does not appear to have a detectable effect on overall iron status in otherwise well-nourished children...
  33. doi request reprint Calcium absorption in very low birth weight infants with and without bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Penni D Hicks
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr 158:885-890.e1. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effects of early bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) on calcium (Ca) metabolism and growth in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants...
  34. ncbi request reprint Young adolescents who respond to an inulin-type fructan substantially increase total absorbed calcium and daily calcium accretion to the skeleton
    Steven A Abrams
    U S Department of Agriculture ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 137:2524S-2526S. 2007
    ..Increased intake of ITF may be an important aspect of a multifaceted approach to enhancing peak bone mass...
  35. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of human milk fortification for very-low-birthweight infants
    Keli M Hawthorne
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Nutr Rev 62:482-5. 2004
    ..Methods for human milk fortification have been evaluated, and recent studies have demonstrated the safety of these fortifiers...
  36. ncbi request reprint Metabolic adaptations to low zinc intakes in premenarcheal girls
    Ian J Griffin
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:385-90. 2004
    ..Zinc deficiency is increasingly recognized as an important cause of mortality and morbidity. Children in developing countries are at especially high risk because of relatively low zinc intakes and poor bioavailability...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of beef and soy proteins on the absorption of non-heme iron and inorganic zinc in children
    Paz Etcheverry
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:34-40. 2006
    ..Iron and zinc deficiency remain substantial problems in small children in both developed and developing nations. Optimizing mineral absorption is an important strategy in minimizing this problem...
  38. ncbi request reprint Normal acquisition and loss of bone mass
    Steven A Abrams
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    Horm Res 60:71-6. 2003
    ..Throughout adulthood, calcium absorption efficiency from the diet gradually declines...
  39. doi request reprint Adaptation of calcium absorption during treatment of nutritional rickets in Nigerian children
    Gloria E Oramasionwu
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Br J Nutr 100:387-92. 2008
    ..These data demonstrate that although absorptive capacity is regulated by supplementation, recovery from rickets likely occurs through efficient use of both dietary and supplemental Ca...
  40. doi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplementation of orange juice increases plasma phospholipid DHA content of children
    Keli M Hawthorne
    Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates 7074, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:708-12. 2009
    ..77); reaching levels similar to or greater than content of breastfed infants. Thus, DHA supplementation of juice at either 50 mg/day or 100 mg/day for 6 weeks was effective in increasing plasma phospholipid DHA contents of children...
  41. ncbi request reprint Calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and vitamin D fortification of complementary foods
    Steven A Abrams
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 133:2994S-9S. 2003
    ..It is unlikely that phosphorus supplementation is needed for most population groups because of the relatively high usual dietary phosphorus intakes, primarily from phosphate salts added to carbonated beverages and as food preservatives...
  42. ncbi request reprint Methodological considerations in measuring human calcium absorption: relevance to study the effects of inulin-type fructans
    Ian J Griffin
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, and Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Br J Nutr 93:S105-10. 2005
    ..In addition, the limitations the different methods have in examining the possible effects of non-digestible oligosaccharides on Ca absorption will be discussed...
  43. doi request reprint High rates of mortality and morbidity occur in infants with parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis
    Theresa C Willis
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 34:32-7. 2010
    ..The authors evaluated a cohort of infants at a large center to determine the outcome of PN-associated cholestasis in infants with some gastrointestinal function...
  44. doi request reprint High rates of resolution of cholestasis in parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease with fish oil-based lipid emulsion monotherapy
    Muralidhar H Premkumar
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr 162:793-798.e1. 2013
    ..To determine factors leading to resolution of cholestasis in patients with parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease treated with fish oil-based lipid emulsion (FOLE)...
  45. pmc High frequencies of elevated alkaline phosphatase activity and rickets exist in extremely low birth weight infants despite current nutritional support
    Shannon M Mitchell
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    BMC Pediatr 9:47. 2009
    ..Our objectives in this study were to determine the relationship between birth weight (BW) and peak serum alkaline phosphatase activity (P-APA) in ELBW infants and evaluate our experience with the diagnosis of rickets in these infants...
  46. ncbi request reprint High resolution inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry allows rapid assessment of iron absorption in infants and children
    Zhensheng Chen
    U S Department of Agriculture ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 135:1790-5. 2005
    ..5% and analytical time < 5 min. This technique may assist groups in increasing their use of stable isotope methods to assess iron absorption in infants and children...
  47. ncbi request reprint Zinc metabolism in adolescents with Crohn's disease
    Ian J Griffin
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates Street, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, U S A
    Pediatr Res 56:235-9. 2004
    ..Despite this, they were unable to reduce endogenous fecal zinc excretion to restore normal zinc balance and had a significantly worse zinc balance and lower plasma zinc concentration than controls...
  48. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in stable isotope-based kinetic studies in children
    Ian J Griffin
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center and Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 537:117-30. 2003
  49. ncbi request reprint Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometric analysis of calcium isotopes in human serum: a low-sample-volume acid-equilibration method
    Zhensheng Chen
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Chem 49:2050-5. 2003
    ..This method was time-consuming, and the blood volume required was limiting in circumstances when only a small amount of serum could be obtained...
  50. ncbi request reprint Calcium supplementation during childhood: long-term effects on bone mineralization
    Steven A Abrams
    Department of Pediatrics, Bates Street, 4008 D, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nutr Rev 63:251-5. 2005
    ..Ultimately, individualized risk assessment will be developed based on genetic and lifestyle factors that can be used to guide optimal calcium intake during childhood...
  51. ncbi request reprint A multinutrient-fortified beverage enhances the nutritional status of children in Botswana
    Steven A Abrams
    U S Department of Agriculture ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    J Nutr 133:1834-40. 2003
    ..7 micro mol/L) in both groups, did not change. We conclude that a micronutrient-fortified beverage may be beneficial as part of a comprehensive nutritional supplementation program in populations at risk for micronutrient deficiencies...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effect of orange and apple juices on iron absorption in children
    Malika Shah
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:1232-6. 2003
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint An educational program enhances food label understanding of young adolescents
    Keli M Hawthorne
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:913-6. 2006
    ..0001, Fisher's exact test) after the educational session. In conclusion, young adolescents can learn how to read and understand the Nutrition Facts labels through educational sessions...
  54. pmc Impact of new-generation parenteral lipid emulsions in pediatric nutrition
    Steven A Abrams
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Adv Nutr 4:518-20. 2013
    ..v. nutrition and the optimal dose and timing of intervention with novel lipid emulsions. ..
  55. doi request reprint Magnesium metabolism in 4-year-old to 8-year-old children
    Steven A Abrams
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service USDA ARS, Houston, TX, USA Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 29:118-22. 2014
    ..Within the usual range of children's diets in the United States, dietary Mg intake and absorption may be important, relatively unrecognized factors in bone health...
  56. ncbi request reprint Calcium and zinc absorption from lactose-containing and lactose-free infant formulas
    Steven A Abrams
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center and Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:442-6. 2002
    ..Calcium absorption is enhanced by the presence of lactose, but the quantitative significance of this effect in infant formulas is uncertain. It is also not known whether lactose affects zinc absorption...
  57. pmc Human milk feeding supports adequate growth in infants ≤ 1250 grams birth weight
    Amy B Hair
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Res Notes 6:459. 2013
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Update on vitamin D during childhood
    Steven A Abrams
    aUnited States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA bPediatric Endocrinology, Rambam Healthcare Campus, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 21:51-5. 2014
    ..We propose to review several recent key clinically oriented topics related to vitamin D and health in children...
  59. ncbi request reprint Effects of potassium alkali and calcium supplementation on bone turnover in postmenopausal women
    Khashayar Sakhaee
    Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8885, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:3528-33. 2005
    ..In postmenopausal women, combined treatment with potassium citrate and calcium citrate inhibits bone resorption by providing an alkali load and increasing absorbed calcium...
  60. ncbi request reprint Iron absorption in breast-fed infants: effects of age, iron status, iron supplements, and complementary foods
    Magnus Domellöf
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Pediatrics, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:198-204. 2002
    ..Iron supplements are often recommended for older breast-fed infants, but little is known about factors affecting iron absorption from human milk or supplements...
  61. ncbi request reprint Exchangeable magnesium pool masses in healthy women: effects of magnesium supplementation
    Christine Feillet-Coudray
    Centre de Recherche en Nutrition Humaine d Auvergne, Unite Maladies Metaboliques et Micronutriments, INRA, Theix, Saint Genes Champanelle, France
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:72-8. 2002
    ..Studying magnesium pools in the body with use of stable isotopes may be helpful for evaluating magnesium status. Data on the evaluation of magnesium pools in humans are scarce...
  62. ncbi request reprint Cofortification of iron-fortified flour with zinc sulfate, but not zinc oxide, decreases iron absorption in Indonesian children
    Susilowati Herman
    Nutrition Research and Development Center, Bogor, Indonesia
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:813-7. 2002
    ..However, little is known about the effect of zinc fortification of flour on iron bioavailability or about the optimum form of zinc supplementation...
  63. ncbi request reprint Maternal iron status influences iron transfer to the fetus during the third trimester of pregnancy
    KIMBERLY O O'BRIEN
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:924-30. 2003
    ..The effect of maternal iron status on fetal iron deposition is uncertain...
  64. ncbi request reprint Effects of oligofructose-enriched inulin on intestinal absorption of calcium and magnesium and bone turnover markers in postmenopausal women
    Leah Holloway
    Clinical Studies Unit and Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Br J Nutr 97:365-72. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to determine why a greater response was found in women with lower initial spine bone mineral density...
  65. ncbi request reprint Calcium absorption in Nigerian children with rickets
    Mariaelisa Graff
    Department of Foods and Nutrition, University of Utah, Salt Lake City and Chemical Pathology, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1415-21. 2004
    ..Nutritional rickets is common in Nigerian children and responds to calcium supplementation. Low dietary calcium intakes are also common in Nigerian children with and without rickets...
  66. ncbi request reprint Ferrous sulfate is more bioavailable among preschoolers than other forms of iron in a milk-based weaning food distributed by PROGRESA, a national program in Mexico
    Ana B Perez-Exposito
    Center for Research in Nutrition and Health, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    J Nutr 135:64-9. 2005
    ..Ferrous sulfate was more bioavailable than either ferrous fumarate or reduced iron + Na(2)EDTA when added to the milk-based fortified food and more readily met the average daily iron requirements for children 2-3 y of age...
  67. ncbi request reprint The addition of milk or yogurt to a plant-based diet increases zinc bioavailability but does not affect iron bioavailability in women
    Jorge L Rosado
    Facultad de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Queretaro, Mexico
    J Nutr 135:465-8. 2005
    ..The total amount of iron absorbed did not differ among the groups. The addition of milk and yogurt to a plant-based diet high in phytate increases zinc bioavailability without affecting iron bioavailability...
  68. ncbi request reprint Kinetic parameters and plasma zinc concentration correlate well with net loss and gain of zinc from men
    Nicola M Lowe
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE, UK
    J Nutr 134:2178-81. 2004
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Calcium homeostasis during pregnancy and lactation in Brazilian women with low calcium intakes: a longitudinal study
    Carmiña L Vargas Zapata
    Facultad de Ciencias Basicas, Universidad del Atlantico, Barranquilla, Colombia
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:417-22. 2004
    ..Physiologic adjustments in calcium homeostasis during pregnancy and lactation in women with marginal calcium intakes have not been described...
  70. ncbi request reprint Na2EDTA enhances the absorption of iron and zinc from fortified rice flour in Sri Lankan children
    Manjula Hettiarachchi
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
    J Nutr 134:3031-6. 2004
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Bone calcium turnover during pregnancy and lactation in women with low calcium diets is associated with calcium intake and circulating insulin-like growth factor 1 concentrations
    KIMBERLY O O'BRIEN
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:317-23. 2006
    ..Few data exist on longitudinal changes in bone calcium turnover rates across pregnancy and lactation...
  72. ncbi request reprint Improved estimation of the calcium content of total digestive secretions
    Robert P Heaney
    Osteoporosis Research Center, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska 68131, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1193-5. 2004
    ..The partition described facilitated derivation of a formula to calculate TIC for any paired values of EFC and AbsFx, i.e. TIC = EFC/[0.223 + 0.777 (1 - AbsFx)]...
  73. ncbi request reprint The poor bioavailability of elemental iron in corn masa flour is not affected by disodium EDTA
    Tomas Walter
    Micronutrient Laboratory and Hematology Unit, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, INTA University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Nutr 134:380-3. 2004
    ..We conclude that H(2)-reduced iron powder is an ineffective fortificant in corn tortillas...
  74. pmc Nutritional impact of elevated calcium transport activity in carrots
    Jay Morris
    Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:1431-5. 2008
    ..Both the mice and human feeding studies demonstrate increased calcium absorption from sCAX1-expressing carrots compared with controls. These results demonstrate an alternative means of fortifying vegetables with bioavailable calcium...
  75. pmc Iron incorporation and post-malaria anaemia
    Conor P Doherty
    Nutrition Program, Keneba Field Station, Medical Research Council, Fajara, The Gambia
    PLoS ONE 3:e2133. 2008
    ..Malaria induces an intense inflammatory reaction that stalls reticulo-endothelial macrophagal iron recycling from haemolysed red blood cells and inhibits oral iron absorption, but the magnitude and duration of these effects are unclear...
  76. ncbi request reprint Improving rehydration solutions with human milk proteins: are the benefits worth the challenges?
    Steven A Abrams
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:298-9. 2007
  77. ncbi request reprint New approaches to iron fortification: role of bioavailability studies
    Steven A Abrams
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1104-5. 2004