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    • Acute inhibition of iron absorption by zinc 

      Pizarro Aguirre, Fernando; Pizarro Aguirre, Fernando; Gaitán, Diego; Ruz, Manuel (PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD., 2007-05)
      Iron and zinc deficiencies are the most common nutritional deficiencies worldwide. Combined zinc and iron supplementation is one of the strategies used to prevent these deficiencies. Zinc has an inhibitory effect on iron ...
    • Association between zinc nutritional status and glycemic control in individuals with well-controlled type-2 diabetes 

      Pérez Bazán, Álvaro; Arenas Rojas, Pamela; Carrasco Naranjo, Fernando; Basfi-fer Obregón, Karen; Pérez Bravo, Francisco; Codoceo, Juana; Inostroza Escobar, Jorge; Galgani, José E.; Gilmore, L. Anne; Ruz Ortiz, Manuel (Elsevier, 2018)
      Background/objective: Interest in healthy properties of food and nutrients as co-adjuvant in type-2 diabetes therapy has increased in recent years. Zinc supplementation trials have shown improvements in glycemic control in ...
    • 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 ...