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Dietary assessment of vitamin A and Iron among pregnant women at Ndhiwa Sub District Hospital – Kenya
(African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2014)
Vitamin A and iron deficiencies are among nutritional deficiencies of public health concern in the developing countries. Infants, children, pregnant and lactating women are at high risk of both deficiencies as a result of ...
Micronutrient Status and Dietary Intake of Iron, Vitamin A, Iodine, Folate and Zinc in Women of Reproductive Age and Pregnant Women in Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa: A Systematic Review of Data from 2005 to 2015
A systematic review was conducted to evaluate the status and intake of iron, vitamin A, iodine, folate and zinc in women of reproductive age (WRA) ( 15–49 years) and pregnant women (PW) in Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and ...
Are Low Intakes and Deficiencies in Iron, Vitamin A, Zinc, and Iodine of Public Health Concern in Ethiopian, Kenyan, Nigerian, and South African Children and Adolescents?
(SAGE Publications, 2017)
Objective: To perform a systematic review to evaluate iron, vitamin A, zinc, and iodine status and intakes in children and adolescents (0-19 years) in Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. Method: Both national and ...
Effects of Fermentation on the Total Carotenoids, Fat, Free Fatty Acids and Minerals in Soybean and Sweetpotato Flour Blends
Soybeans and sweetpotatoes are high in micronutrients and convertible carotenoids, respectively. Utilization of micronutrients is hampered by anti-nutritional factors intrinsic to nutrient sources. Carotenoids must first ...
Potential role of street foods as micronutrients sources among low income groups in Nairobi, Kenya
(African Journals Online, 2009-08)
Although more than 40% of Nairobi’s lower-income groups consume street foods, there is paucity of information available for urban policy makers and programmers on the potential contribution of street foods to micronutrient ...