A comparison of root diameter and protein content of hair to serum protein, urinary nitrogen, and diet in preschool children

The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the use of hair root diameter and protein/root as a practical and reliable field method for assessment of protein nutritional status. Subjects were thirty-five Caucasian preschool children from rural low-income families. Hair root diameter and protei...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Spencer, Elizabeth S.
Other Authors: Human Nutrition and Foods
Format: Others
Published: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 2017
Online Access:http://hdl.handle.net/10919/76223