Searching with a thematic focus on Micronutrients, Nutrition specific interventions, Nutrition, Health and nutrition, Health in Bangladesh
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- DocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016It is now widely recognised that intake of sufficient dietary energy does not ensure adequate intake of protein and micronutrients necessary for leading an active and healthy life. Legumes, animal products, fruit and vegetables are important sources of minerals and micronutrients.Document
Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy in low-income countries: a meta-analysis of effects on stillbirths and on early and late neonatal mortalityUnited Nations University, 2009Multiple micronutrient deficiencies are common among women in low-income countries and may adversely affect pregnancy outcomes. This study aimed to conduct a meta-analysis of the effects on stillbirths, early and late neonatal mortality of multiple micronutrient (MMN) compared with iron and folic acid (Fe + FA) supplementation during pregnancy in recent randomised controlled trials.Document
Iron and zinc supplementation promote motor development and exploratory behaviour among Bangladeshi infantsAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2004Iron and zinc deficiency are prevalent during infancy in low-income countries. The objectives of this study were to examine whether a weekly supplement of iron, zinc, iron and zinc, or a micronutrient mix (MM) of 16 vitamins and minerals would alter infant development and behaviour.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2009A critical yet often overlooked component of food security is diet quality. Even households who have access to sufficient amounts of food and calories may still lack essential micronutrients, increasing their risk for both short- and long-term health and development consequences.