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Zinc in urban infants and children from Brasilia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9659417     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The substandard living conditions of the poor families in the fast growing urban population of Brazilian cities puts children in the more vulnerable group of micronutrient deficiency. The chemical analysis of milk diets consumed by infant showed that zinc is insufficiently provided in bottle-fed infants, and possibly a first-limiting nutrient in breast-fed babies, at least during the first 6 months of life.
Authors:
J G Dórea
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivos latinoamericanos de nutrición     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0004-0622     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Latinoam Nutr     Publication Date:  1997 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-08-27     Completed Date:  1998-08-27     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0067507     Medline TA:  Arch Latinoam Nutr     Country:  VENEZUELA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  39-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Departamento de Nutrição, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia DF, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Brazil
Child
Humans
Infant
Milk / chemistry
Nutritional Status*
Urban Population*
Zinc* / analysis,  deficiency
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7440-66-6/Zinc

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