Complementary Feeding: Critical Considerations to Optimize Growth, Nutrition, and Feeding Behavior

sep 8, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

Current Pediatrics Reports, 2013 Young B.E., Krebs N.F. Abstract This review focuses on complementary feeding (CF) in westernized settings where primary health concerns are risk of obesity and micronutrient inadequacy.

One-month of calcium supplementation does not affect iron bioavailability

jul 7, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

A randomized controlled trial Nutrition, January 2014 Ríos-Castillo I., Olivares M., Brito A., López de Romaña D., Pizarro F. Abstract Objectives Calcium (Ca) and iron (Fe) are essential minerals for normal growth and development. Although previous studies have shown that Ca inhibits acute Fe absorption, there is no evidence of the possible long- or medium-term […]

Review on iron and its importance for human health

jun 23, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, February 2014 Abbaspour N, Hurrell R, Kelishadi R Abstract It is well-known that deficiency or over exposure to various elements has noticeable effects on human health. The effect of an element is determined by several characteristics, including absorption, metabolism, and degree of interaction with physiological processes.

Lanzamiento del HFTAG Network

Lanzamiento del HFTAG Network

jun 13, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

El HF Network Digest es un foro del “Grupo Técnico Asesor de la Fortificación a Nivel del Hogar” (HF TAG, por sus siglas en Inglés: Home Fortification Technical Advisory Group) cuyo objetivo es conectar individuos trabajando en el terreno para la discusión de temas

Encuesta Nacional de Salud y Nutrición ENSANUT-ECU 2011-2013

Encuesta Nacional de Salud y Nutrición ENSANUT-ECU 2011-2013

abr 14, 2014 | Un Comentario

Resumen Ejecutivo Introducción En 1986, el Diagnóstico de la Situación Alimentaria, Nutricional y de Salud de la población ecuatoriana menor de 5 años -DANS- reveló la existencia de elevadas tasas de emaciación (desnutrición aguda; bajo peso para la talla), bajo peso (desnutrición global; bajo peso para la edad) y retardo en talla (desnutrición crónica; baja […]

Prioritizing Countries for Biofortification Interventions Using Country-Level Data

ene 13, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

HarvestPlus Working Paper, October 2013 Dorene Asare-Marfo, Ekin Birol, Carolina Gonzalez, Mourad Moursi, Salomon Perez, Jana Schwarz, Manfred Zeller

One-month of calcium supplementation does not affect iron bioavailability: A randomized controlled trial

dic 11, 2013 | No Hay Comentarios

Nutrition, 2013 Ríos-Castillo I., Olivares M., Brito A., López de Romaña D., Pizarro F. Abstract Objectives Calcium (Ca) and iron (Fe) are essential minerals for normal growth and development.

Administración de ácido fólico y otros micronutrientes en mujeres embarazadas de Colombia

dic 11, 2013 | No Hay Comentarios

Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, 2013 Holguín-Hernández E, Orozco-Díaz JG. Resumen Objetivo. Caracterizar el consumo de ácido fólico (AF) y otros micronutrientes en forma de medicamentos en un grupo de mujeres gestantes colombianas. Métodos. Estudio observacional descriptivo. Se obtuvo información por medio de entrevistas a gestantes y de sus registros de historia clínica de control […]

Obesity and malnutrition among Hispanic children in the United States: double burden on health inequities

dic 3, 2013 | No Hay Comentarios

Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, 2013 Iriart C, Boursaw B, Rodrigues GP, Handal AJ. Abstract Objective. To examine important micronutrient deficiencies related to child health and growth outcomes for all weight statuses

Prioritizing Countries for Biofortification Interventions Using Country-Level Data

nov 29, 2013 | Un Comentario

Harvest Plus, October 2013 Dorene Asare-Marfo, Ekin Birol, Carolina Gonzalez, Mourad Moursi, Salomon Perez, Jana Schwarz, and Manfred Zeller Abstract Micronutrient malnutrition, also known as hidden hunger, affects two billion people worldwide.

The Global Hidden Hunger Indices and Maps

nov 20, 2013 | No Hay Comentarios

An Advocacy Tool for Action The unified global efforts to mitigate the high burden of vitamin and mineral deficiency, known as hidden hunger, in populations around the world are crucial to the achievement of most of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).