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Daily dietary intake of iron, copper, zinc and manganese in a Spanish population.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19817638     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
To evaluate the daily dietary intake of essential metals in the Canary Islands, the iron, copper, zinc and manganese contents in 420 food and drink samples collected in local markets were analysed by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-AES). The estimated daily dietary intakes of iron, copper, zinc and manganese are 13.161 mg/day, 2.098 mg/day, 8.954 mg/day and 2.372 mg/day, respectively. The iron dietary intake was found to be below the recommendations fixed for adult women, while the copper and manganese dietary intakes fulfilled the Recommended Dietary Allowances. The mean daily intake of zinc was below the Recommended Dietary Allowance. Cereals were found to be the food group that contributed most to the intake of these metals. While the island of El-Hierro presented iron, copper, zinc and manganese mean intakes over the estimated intakes for the whole archipelago, Fuerteventura island showed the lowest intakes. Tenerife and Fuerteventura showed the lowest iron intakes, being below the recommendations.
Carmen Rubio; Angel Jos?? Guti??rrez; Consuelo Revert; Juan Ignacio Reguera; Antonio Burgos; Arturo Hardisson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of food sciences and nutrition     Volume:  60     ISSN:  1465-3478     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Food Sci Nutr     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-12     Completed Date:  2010-01-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9432922     Medline TA:  Int J Food Sci Nutr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  590-600     Citation Subset:  IM    
Area de Toxicolog??a, Facultad de Medicina, Campus de Ofra, Universidad de La Laguna, 38071 La Laguna, S/C de Tenerife, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Copper / administration & dosage*
Iron / administration & dosage*
Manganese / administration & dosage*
Nutritional Requirements
Spectrum Analysis / methods
Zinc / administration & dosage*
Reg. No./Substance:
7439-89-6/Iron; 7439-96-5/Manganese; 7440-50-8/Copper; 7440-66-6/Zinc

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