Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 29th, 2002
Zinc deficiency is common in developing countries due to a diet that is low in animal protein and high in fiber. Supplements given to Bangladeshi pregnant women have previously been shown to improve infant growth and to reduce susceptibility to infectious diseases.
In a follow-up study, Sally Grantham McGregor and Jena Habadani from the Institute for Child Health, London, U.K., and colleagues from the International Center for...
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