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    • Ascorbyl palmitate enhances iron bioavailability in iron-fortified bread 

      Pizarro Aguirre, Fernando; Olivares Grohnert, Manuel; Hertrampf, Eva; Núñez, Silvia; Tapia, Marcelo; Cori, Héctor; López de Romana, Daniel (AMER SOC CLINICAL NUTRITION, 2006-10)
      Background: One of the strategies to control iron deficiency anemia is the fortification of food with iron. A mechanism for improving the bioavailability of iron is to add an iron absorption promoter. Objective: The ...
    • Folate and Vitamin B-12 Status in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Update 

      Brito, Alex; Mujica Coopman, María; Olivares Grohnert, Manuel; López de Romaña, Daniel; Cori, Héctor; Allen, Lindsay H. (SAGE Publications Inc., 2015)
      Background: The current magnitude of folate and vitamin B-12 deficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean is uncertain. Objective: To summarize data on plasma or serum vitamin B-12 and folate concentrations in Latin ...
    • Interpretation of Serum Retinol Data From Latin America and the Caribbean 

      Cediel, Gustavo; Olivares Grohnert, Manuel; Brito, Alex; López de Romaña, Daniel; Cori, Héctor; La Frano, Michael R. (SAGE, 2015)
      Background: In recent decades, the general socioeconomic situation in Latin America and the Caribbean countries has improved, and many vitamin A programs have been implemented in an attempt to reduce vitamin A deficiency ...
    • Less than adequate vitamin D status and intake in Latin America and the Caribbean: A problem of unknown magnitude 

      Brito, Alex; Cori, Héctor; Ordóñez Pizarro, Fernando; Mujica, María Fernanda; Cediel, Gustavo; López de Romaña, Daniel (The United Nations University, 2013)
      Background. The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean is unknown. Objective. To examine the prevalence data available on vitamin D deficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean. Methods. ...
    • Prevalence of Anemia in Latin America and the Caribbean 

      Mujica Coopman, María; Brito, Alex; López de Romaña, Daniel; Ríos Castillo, Israel; Cori, Héctor; Olivares, Manuel (SAGE, 2015)
      Background: In Latin America and the Caribbean, anemia has been a public health problem that affects mainly women of childbearing age and children under 6 years of age. However, the current prevalence of anemia in this ...
    • Zinc Deficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean 

      Cediel, Gustavo; Olivares Grohnert, Manuel; Brito, Alex; Cori, Héctor; López de Romaña, Daniel (SAGE, 2015)
      Background: Zinc deficiency affects multiple vital functions in the life cycle, especially growth. Limited information is available on the magnitude of zinc deficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean. Objective: To ...