Ekhard Ziegler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Aggressive nutrition of the very low birthweight infant
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, University of Iowa Hospital, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Clin Perinatol 29:225-44. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutrient requirements of premature infants
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 59:161-72; discussion 172-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects of cow's milk in infants
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Fomon Infant Nutrition Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 60:185-96; discussion 196-9. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Early nutrition of very low birth weight infants
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52241, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:191-7. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Iron Stores of Breastfed Infants during the First Year of Life
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, A136 MTF, 2501 Crosspark Rd, Coralville, IA 52241 8802, USA
    Nutrients 6:2023-34. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Iron supplementation of breastfed infants
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Fomon Infant Nutrition Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Nutr Rev 69:S71-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Consumption of cow's milk as a cause of iron deficiency in infants and toddlers
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Fomon Infant Nutrition Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Nutr Rev 69:S37-42. 2011
  8. doi request reprint The WHO growth standards: strengths and limitations
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Fomon Infant Nutrition Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 15:298-302. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Meeting the nutritional needs of the low-birth-weight infant
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 58:8-18. 2011
  10. pmc Dry cereals fortified with electrolytic iron or ferrous fumarate are equally effective in breast-fed infants
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Fomon Infant Nutrition Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Nutr 141:243-8. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Iron and the Breast-fed Infant
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. Iron and the Breast-fed Infant
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. Iron and the Breast-fed Infant
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2003
  4. Iron and the Breast-fed Infant
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
  5. Iron and the Breast-fed Infant
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency in Breastfed Infants
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency in Breastfed Infants
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency in Breastfed Infants
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Aggressive nutrition of the very low birthweight infant
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, University of Iowa Hospital, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Clin Perinatol 29:225-44. 2002
    ..As the gap diminishes, so will the threat that nutritional deprivation poses to growth and development of VLBW infants...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutrient requirements of premature infants
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 59:161-72; discussion 172-6. 2007
    ..The advantages of catch-up growth outweigh any possible disadvantages associated with it. The nutrients needed for catch-up growth should therefore always be provided...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects of cow's milk in infants
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Fomon Infant Nutrition Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 60:185-96; discussion 196-9. 2007
    ..The feeding of cow's milk to infants is undesirable because of cow's milk's propensity to lead to iron deficiency and because it unduly increases the risk of severe dehydration...
  4. doi request reprint Early nutrition of very low birth weight infants
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52241, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:191-7. 2009
    ..Continuing efforts are necessary to eliminate the remaining nutrient deficits...
  5. ncbi request reprint Iron Stores of Breastfed Infants during the First Year of Life
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, A136 MTF, 2501 Crosspark Rd, Coralville, IA 52241 8802, USA
    Nutrients 6:2023-34. 2014
    ..Boys have smaller iron endowments and are at greater risk of iron deficiency than girls. ..
  6. doi request reprint Iron supplementation of breastfed infants
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Fomon Infant Nutrition Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Nutr Rev 69:S71-7. 2011
    ..The cereals were equally effective in providing relative protection from ID. The results of these three studies indicate it is possible to protect breastfed infants from ID and IDA...
  7. doi request reprint Consumption of cow's milk as a cause of iron deficiency in infants and toddlers
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Fomon Infant Nutrition Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Nutr Rev 69:S37-42. 2011
    ..The high protein intake from CM may also place infants at increased risk of obesity in later childhood. It is thus recommended that unmodified, unfortified CM not be fed to infants and that it be fed to toddlers in modest amounts only...
  8. doi request reprint The WHO growth standards: strengths and limitations
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Fomon Infant Nutrition Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 15:298-302. 2012
    ..To describe the creation of the World Health Organization Child Growth Standards (WHO standards) released in 2006, to show their main features and to compare them with existing charts...
  9. doi request reprint Meeting the nutritional needs of the low-birth-weight infant
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 58:8-18. 2011
    ..However, adequate intakes of protein are seldom achieved with routine fortification and methods of providing additional fortification are discussed...
  10. pmc Dry cereals fortified with electrolytic iron or ferrous fumarate are equally effective in breast-fed infants
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Fomon Infant Nutrition Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Nutr 141:243-8. 2011
    ..We conclude that electrolytic iron and ferrous fumarate were equally efficacious as fortificants of this infant cereal...
  11. pmc Iron status of breastfed infants is improved equally by medicinal iron and iron-fortified cereal
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Fomon Infant Nutrition Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:76-87. 2009
    ..Although uncommon, iron deficiency (ID) occurs in breastfed infants. The regular provision of iron may prevent ID...
  12. pmc Iron supplementation of breastfed infants from an early age
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:525-32. 2009
    ..In breastfed infants, iron deficiency at <6 mo of life, although uncommon, is observed in industrialized countries. Iron supplementation starting at an early age may prevent iron deficiency...
  13. ncbi request reprint Protein requirements of very low birth weight infants
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:S170-4. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency in breastfed infants in Iowa
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Pediatrics 118:603-10. 2006
    ..The purpose of this work was to assess the vitamin D status of breastfed infants living in Iowa (latitude: 41 degrees N)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Term infants fed formula supplemented with selected blends of prebiotics grow normally and have soft stools similar to those reported for breast-fed infants
    Ekhard Ziegler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinic, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:359-64. 2007
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  16. doi request reprint Growth charts compared
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Fomon Infant Nutrition Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 65:197-210; discussion 210-2. 2010
    ..When charts are used in health assessment of groups of children, the impact of the differences, however, is substantial...
  17. ncbi request reprint Inevitable iron loss by human adolescents, with calculations of the requirement for absorbed iron
    Samuel J Fomon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Nutr 133:167-72. 2003
    ..76 mg/d for males and 0.31 mg/d for females. Adding the iron loss to the iron requirement for growth, the requirement for absorbed iron was estimated to be 1.46 mg/d for males and 1.15 mg/d for females...
  18. ncbi request reprint Absorption and loss of iron in toddlers are highly correlated
    Samuel J Fomon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Nutr 135:771-7. 2005
    ..The data suggest that, in this cohort, which may be representative, the intake of bioavailable iron from 13 to 26 mo of age was insufficient to maintain iron nutritional status...
  19. ncbi request reprint Growth of breast-fed and formula-fed infants
    Ekhard E Ziegler
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 58:51-9; discussion 59-63. 2006
    ..Differences in energy intake probably are responsible for differences in adiposity observed in older infants...

Research Grants9

  1. Iron and the Breast-fed Infant
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We expect to find that infants re-excrete iron into the feces when their iron stores are full, but retain most of the absorbed iron when iron stores are low. ..
  2. Iron and the Breast-fed Infant
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We expect to find that infants re-excrete iron into the feces when their iron stores are full, but retain most of the absorbed iron when iron stores are low. ..
  3. Iron and the Breast-fed Infant
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We expect to find that infants re-excrete iron into the feces when their iron stores are full, but retain most of the absorbed iron when iron stores are low. ..
  4. Iron and the Breast-fed Infant
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We expect to find that infants re-excrete iron into the feces when their iron stores are full, but retain most of the absorbed iron when iron stores are low. ..
  5. Iron and the Breast-fed Infant
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We expect to find that infants re-excrete iron into the feces when their iron stores are full, but retain most of the absorbed iron when iron stores are low. ..
  6. Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency in Breastfed Infants
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The study has considerable public health importance because of the importance of preventing vitamin D deficiency not only in its severe form, rickets, but also in its milder forms. ..
  7. Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency in Breastfed Infants
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study has considerable public health importance because of the importance of preventing vitamin D deficiency not only in its severe form, rickets, but also in its milder forms. ..
  8. Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency in Breastfed Infants
    Ekhard Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study has considerable public health importance because of the importance of preventing vitamin D deficiency not only in its severe form, rickets, but also in its milder forms. ..