Iron fortified follow on formula from 9 to 18 months improves iron status but not development or growth: a randomised trial

Morley, Ruth, Abbott, Rebecca, Fairweather-Tait, Susan, MacFadyen, Una, Stephenson, Terence and Lucas, Alan (1999) Iron fortified follow on formula from 9 to 18 months improves iron status but not development or growth: a randomised trial. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 81 (3). pp. 247-252. ISSN 0003-9888

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Abstract

Iron deficiency anaemia is associated, in observational studies, with developmental disadvantage. This study tested the hypothesis that feeding iron supplemented formula from 9 to 18 months of age would improve developmental performance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: anemia, iron-deficiency,animals,anthropometry,child development,female,ferritins,food, fortified,growth,hemoglobins,humans,infant,infant nutritional physiological phenomena,iron, dietary,male,milk,psychomotor performance
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2014 12:30
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2020 19:58
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/49155
DOI: 10.1136/adc.81.3.247

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