Low Breast Milk Vitamin A Concentration Reflects an Increased Risk of Low Liver Vitamin A Stores In Women

  • Amy L. Rice
  • Rebecca J. Stoltzfus
  • Andresde Francisco
  • Chris L. Kjolhede

Key words

breast milk vitamin A liver stores MRDR test 

References

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    Newman V. Vitamin A and breastfeeding: A comparison ofdata from develeped and developing countries. Wellstart, San Diego, CA, 1993.Google Scholar
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    Rice AL, Stoltzfus RJ, de Francisco A, Chakraborty J, Kjolhede C, Wahed MA. Maternal vitamin A or ( β-carotene supplementation in lactating Bangladeshi women benefits mothers and infants but does not prevent subclinical deficiency. Am J Clin Nutr 1999; 129:356–365.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Amy L. Rice
    • 1
  • Rebecca J. Stoltzfus
  • Andresde Francisco
    • 2
  • Chris L. Kjolhede
    • 1
  1. 1.Centerfor Human NutritionJohns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore
  2. 2.B: Centre for Health and Population ResearchICDDRDhakaBangladesh

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