alex brito

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Non-heme iron as ferrous sulfate does not interact with heme iron absorption in humans
    Diego Gaitán
    Research Group on Food and Human Nutrition, University of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Biol Trace Elem Res 150:68-73. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Effect of trypsin and mucin on heme iron bioavailability in humans
    Gustavo Cediel
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Avda El Líbano 5524, Casilla 13811, Santiago, Chile
    Biol Trace Elem Res 150:37-41. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of anemia in children aged 19 to 72 months in Chile
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago
    Food Nutr Bull 33:308-11. 2012
  4. doi request reprint [Folate, vitamin B12 and human health]
    Alex Brito
    Laboratorio de Micronutrientes, Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 140:1464-75. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Iron status biomarkers and C-reactive protein in children aged 19 to 72 months in Chile
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Food Nutr Bull 34:14-20. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Less than adequate vitamin D status and intake in Latin America and the Caribbean:a problem of unknown magnitude
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Food Nutr Bull 34:52-64. 2013

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Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Non-heme iron as ferrous sulfate does not interact with heme iron absorption in humans
    Diego Gaitán
    Research Group on Food and Human Nutrition, University of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Biol Trace Elem Res 150:68-73. 2012
    ..We reported evidence that heme and non-heme iron as ferrous sulfate does not compete for absorption. The mechanism behind the absorption of these iron sources is not clear...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of trypsin and mucin on heme iron bioavailability in humans
    Gustavo Cediel
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Avda El Líbano 5524, Casilla 13811, Santiago, Chile
    Biol Trace Elem Res 150:37-41. 2012
    ..In the human gastrointestinal tract, trypsin and mucin may affect the absorption of heme iron. However, these interactions have not been well-established. We determined the effect of trypsin and mucin on heme iron absorption in humans...
  3. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of anemia in children aged 19 to 72 months in Chile
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago
    Food Nutr Bull 33:308-11. 2012
    ..In 1974/75, the prevalence of anemia in Chilean preschoolers was 18.8%. Since 2000, the Chilean Ministry of Health has combated anemia through the delivery of iron-fortified milk by the National Complementary Feeding Program (NCFP)...
  4. doi request reprint [Folate, vitamin B12 and human health]
    Alex Brito
    Laboratorio de Micronutrientes, Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 140:1464-75. 2012
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide an update on recent advances in the basic and applied knowledge of these vitamins relative to human health...
  5. ncbi request reprint Iron status biomarkers and C-reactive protein in children aged 19 to 72 months in Chile
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Food Nutr Bull 34:14-20. 2013
    ..The Chilean Ministry of Health has combated iron deficiency through the delivery of fortified milk by the National Complementary Feeding Program (NCFP)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Less than adequate vitamin D status and intake in Latin America and the Caribbean:a problem of unknown magnitude
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Food Nutr Bull 34:52-64. 2013
    ..The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean is unknown...