Oral zinc supplementation positively affects linear growth, but not weight, in children 6-24 months of age

Background: Childhood zinc deficiency is a common problem in many developing countries where people rely mainly on plant based diets with low zinc contents. Zinc supplementation is one of strategies to combat zinc deficiency and its consequences in children. The aim of this community trial was to ex...

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Main Authors: Morteza Abdollahi, Zahra Abdollahi, Fereshteh Fozouni, Dolly Bondarianzadeh
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2014-01-01
Series:International Journal of Preventive Medicine
Online Access:http://www.ijpvmjournal.net/article.asp?issn=2008-7802;year=2014;volume=5;issue=3;spage=280;epage=286;aulast=Abdollahi