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Dietary Non-heme Iron Bioavailability Among Children (Ages 5-8) in a Rural, High-Anemia-Prevalent Area in North India: Comparison of Algorithms.
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PMID:  21888471     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Non-heme iron bioavailability of diet consumed by children (ages 5 to 8) in rural area of India was estimated by comparison of algorithms. A cross-sectional observational study was conducted among 232 children and consisted of a 24-hour recall on 2 nonconsecutive days. Four algorithms were chosen to estimate the non-heme iron bioavailability. Daily average non-heme iron bioavailability as calculated by different algorithms was low (between 3.2% and 4.6%). Correlations of bioavailable non-heme iron among different algorithms were strong, ranging from rs = 0.67 to rs = 0.85 (p ≤ .01).
Authors:
Varsha Rani; Laura Trijsburg; Inge D Brouwer; N Khetarpaul
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ecology of food and nutrition     Volume:  49     ISSN:  1543-5237     ISO Abbreviation:  Ecol Food Nutr     Publication Date:    2010 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0315073     Medline TA:  Ecol Food Nutr     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  262-78     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
a Department of Foods and Nutrition, Faculty of Home Science , Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University , Hisar , India.
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