Diego Moretti

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Affiliation: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Introduction of iodized salt to severely iodine-deficient children does not provoke thyroid autoimmunity: a one-year prospective trial in northern Morocco
    Michael B Zimmermann
    The Human Nutrition Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Thyroid 13:199-203. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Extruded rice fortified with micronized ground ferric pyrophosphate reduces iron deficiency in Indian schoolchildren: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    Diego Moretti
    Human Nutrition Laboratory, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:822-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Iron status and food matrix strongly affect the relative bioavailability of ferric pyrophosphate in humans
    Diego Moretti
    Human Nutrition Laboratory, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:632-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Particle size reduction and encapsulation affect the bioavailability of ferric pyrophosphate in rats
    Rita Wegmüller
    Human Nutrition Laboratory, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Institute of Animal Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Nutr 134:3301-4. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Rural Beninese Children Are at Risk of Zinc Deficiency According to Stunting Prevalence and Plasma Zinc Concentration but Not Dietary Zinc Intakes
    Valeria Galetti
    Laboratory of Human Nutrition, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Nutr 146:114-23. 2016
  6. ncbi request reprint Iron fortification reduces blood lead levels in children in Bangalore, India
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 117:2014-21. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Oral iron supplements increase hepcidin and decrease iron absorption from daily or twice-daily doses in iron-depleted young women
    Diego Moretti
    Laboratory of Human Nutrition, Institute of Food Nutrition and Health, Department of Health Sciences and Technology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Blood 126:1981-9. 2015
  8. doi request reprint In-home fortification with 2.5 mg iron as NaFeEDTA does not reduce anaemia but increases weight gain: a randomised controlled trial in Kenyan infants
    Tanja Barth-Jaeggi
    Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Matern Child Nutr 11:151-62. 2015
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of a dried whole-blood spot thyroglobulin assay and its evaluation as an indicator of thyroid status in goitrous children receiving iodized salt
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1453-8. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Iron fortification adversely affects the gut microbiome, increases pathogen abundance and induces intestinal inflammation in Kenyan infants
    Tanja Jaeggi
    Department of Health Sciences and Technology, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Gut 64:731-42. 2015

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Introduction of iodized salt to severely iodine-deficient children does not provoke thyroid autoimmunity: a one-year prospective trial in northern Morocco
    Michael B Zimmermann
    The Human Nutrition Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Thyroid 13:199-203. 2003
    ..Rapid introduction of iodized salt does not provoke significant thyroid autoimmunity in severely iodine-deficient children followed for 1 year...
  2. ncbi request reprint Extruded rice fortified with micronized ground ferric pyrophosphate reduces iron deficiency in Indian schoolchildren: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    Diego Moretti
    Human Nutrition Laboratory, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:822-9. 2006
    ..Iron fortification of rice could be an effective strategy for reducing iron deficiency anemia in South Asia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Iron status and food matrix strongly affect the relative bioavailability of ferric pyrophosphate in humans
    Diego Moretti
    Human Nutrition Laboratory, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:632-8. 2006
    ..Although ferric pyrophosphate is a promising compound for iron fortification of foods, few data are available on the effect of food matrices, processing, and ascorbic acid on its bioavailability...
  4. ncbi request reprint Particle size reduction and encapsulation affect the bioavailability of ferric pyrophosphate in rats
    Rita Wegmüller
    Human Nutrition Laboratory, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Institute of Animal Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Nutr 134:3301-4. 2004
    ..Encapsulation of FePP with hydrogenated palm oil at a capsule:substrate ratio of 60:40 decreased RBV. Particle size reduction increases the RBV of FePP and may make this compound more useful for food fortification...
  5. doi request reprint Rural Beninese Children Are at Risk of Zinc Deficiency According to Stunting Prevalence and Plasma Zinc Concentration but Not Dietary Zinc Intakes
    Valeria Galetti
    Laboratory of Human Nutrition, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Nutr 146:114-23. 2016
    ..Data on zinc status in Benin are mainly drawn from stunting rates and data on PZn and dietary zinc intake are lacking...
  6. ncbi request reprint Iron fortification reduces blood lead levels in children in Bangalore, India
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 117:2014-21. 2006
    ..Our study objective was to determine if iron fortification reduces blood lead levels in urban, lead-exposed, iron-deficient children in Bangalore, India...
  7. doi request reprint Oral iron supplements increase hepcidin and decrease iron absorption from daily or twice-daily doses in iron-depleted young women
    Diego Moretti
    Laboratory of Human Nutrition, Institute of Food Nutrition and Health, Department of Health Sciences and Technology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Blood 126:1981-9. 2015
    ..These clinical trials were registered at www.ClinicalTrials.gov as #NCT01785407 and #NCT02050932. ..
  8. doi request reprint In-home fortification with 2.5 mg iron as NaFeEDTA does not reduce anaemia but increases weight gain: a randomised controlled trial in Kenyan infants
    Tanja Barth-Jaeggi
    Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Matern Child Nutr 11:151-62. 2015
    ..In this study, low-dose iron-containing MNP did not improve infant's iron status or reduce anaemia prevalence, likely because absorption was inadequate due to the high prevalence of infections and the low-iron dose. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of a dried whole-blood spot thyroglobulin assay and its evaluation as an indicator of thyroid status in goitrous children receiving iodized salt
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1453-8. 2003
    ..Serum thyroglobulin appears to be a sensitive marker of thyroid dysfunction in endemic goiter. However, its value as an indicator of thyroid status in children after the introduction of iodized salt has not been tested...
  10. doi request reprint Iron fortification adversely affects the gut microbiome, increases pathogen abundance and induces intestinal inflammation in Kenyan infants
    Tanja Jaeggi
    Department of Health Sciences and Technology, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Gut 64:731-42. 2015
    ..Iron is essential for growth and virulence of many pathogenic enterobacteria. We determined the effect of high and low dose in-home iron fortification on the infant gut microbiome and intestinal inflammation...
  11. doi request reprint Bioavailability of iron, zinc, folic acid, and vitamin A from fortified maize
    Diego Moretti
    Laboratory of Human Nutrition, Department of Health Sciences and Technology, Institute of Food Nutrition and Health, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1312:54-65. 2014
    ..The bioavailability of vitamin A provided as encapsulated retinyl esters is generally high and is typically not strongly influenced by the food matrix, but has not been fully investigated in maize. ..
  12. doi request reprint Efficacy of highly bioavailable zinc from fortified water: a randomized controlled trial in rural Beninese children
    Valeria Galetti
    Laboratory of Human Nutrition, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 102:1238-48. 2015
    ..We used a novel point-of-use water ultrafiltration device configured with glass zinc plates to produce zinc-fortified, potable water...
  13. pmc Iron status and systemic inflammation, but not gut inflammation, strongly predict gender-specific concentrations of serum hepcidin in infants in rural Kenya
    Tanja Jaeggi
    Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e57513. 2013
    ..We propose gender-specific reference values for serum hepcidin in iron-replete infants without inflammation...