Published in Health and Medicine Week, May 23rd, 2005
Researcher Julie Mae Eichenberger Gilmore of the University of Iowa studied patterns of nutrient supplementation among nearly 400 young white children as part of a larger study of children's dental health.
Parents were asked to fill out food diaries and questionnaires about their children's vitamin and mineral supplement intake beginning at 6 weeks of age up to 2 years. Results of the study included:
1) Use of supplements by...
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