A Household-Based Survey of Iodine Nutrition in Moroccan Children Shows Iodine Sufficiency at the National Level But Risk of Deficient Intakes in Mountainous Areas

Historically, mountainous areas of Morocco have been affected by endemic goiter and severe iodine deficiency. In 1995, Morocco legislated salt iodization to reduce iodine deficiency. There has been no national survey of iodine nutrition in school-age children for nearly 3 decades. Our aim was to ass...

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Main Authors: Laila El Ammari, Naima Saeid, Anouar Talouizte, Hasnae Gamih, Salwa Labzizi, Jamila El Mendili, Anass Rami, Mohamed Idrissi, Kaoutar Benjeddou, Fatima ezzahra Zahrou, Mohamed Elmzibri, Amal Tucker Brown, Ayoub Al-Jawaldeh, Abdelhakim Yahyane, Michael Bruce Zimmerman, Khalid El Kari, Hassan Aguenaou
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2021-03-01
Online Access:https://www.mdpi.com/2227-9067/8/3/240