Search for dissertations about: "micronutrient deficiency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words micronutrient deficiency.

  1. 1. Infant Anemia and Micronutrient Status : Studies of Early Determinants in Rural Bangladesh

    Author : Hanna Eneroth; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Lars-Åke Persson; Usha Ramakrishnan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Micronutrients; Anemia; Iron Deficiency; Zinc Deficiency; Vitamin A Deficiency; Vitamin B12 Deficiency; Folic Acid Deficiency; Infant; Pregnancy; Dietary Supplementation; Hemoglobin; Dose-Response Relationship; Exclusive Breast Feeding; Bangladesh; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Anemia and micronutrient deficiencies in infancy are common in low-income settings. These are partly due to maternal malnutrition and may impair child health and development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nutrition and Oxidative Parameters in Pregnancy, Size at Birth and Metabolic Status of the Offspring at 4.5 Years : The MINIMat Trial in Rural Bangladesh

    Author : Emma Lindström; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Lars-Åke Persson; Samar Basu; Tessa Roseboom; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Pregnancy; micronutrient deficiency; anemia; birth size; food supplementation; micronutrient supplementation; metabolic status; childhood; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Undernutrition and oxidative stress in fetal life and infancy may lead to adverse health outcomes in the offspring. We studied nutrition and oxidative parameters in pregnancy and their associations with birth anthropometry and metabolic status in the children. READ MORE

  3. 3. Anaemia and iron deficiency in children and women in Tanzania. Effects of dietary iron intake, low iron bioavailability and supplementation with multiple micronutrient beverage

    Author : Simon Tatala; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : serum ferritin; haemoglobin; multiple micronutrient beverage; dietary iron intake; anaemia; serum retinol; iron deficiency; children and Tanzania; pregnant women; iron bioavailability;

    Abstract : Anaemia was investigated in a rural Tanzanian community to determine its magnitude and causative factors in different population groups. Nutritional anaemia resulting mainly from a diet with a low bioavailability of iron affected more than half of the total number of women and children. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation to malnourished women in Bangladesh : Effects, Equity, and Cost-effectiveness

    Author : Rubina Shaheen; Lars-Åke Persson; Lars Lindholm; Yemane Berhane Tsehay; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; malnutrition; pregnancy; food supplement; micronutrient supplement; birth weight; infant mortality; effectiveness; economic evaluation; equity; Bangladesh; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Maternal nutrition is closely linked to child health and survival. In Bangladesh there is a high prevalence of undernutrition in the form of chronic energy deficiency [CED, Body Mass Index ... READ MORE

  5. 5. Thiamin (vitamin B1) in the aquatic food web

    Author : Emil Fridolfsson; Samuel Hylander; Michael T. Brett; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; phytoplankton; zooplankton; thiamin; transfer; food web dynamics; micronutrient; vitamin; Baltic Sea; community composition; M74; salmon; B1; växtplankton; djurplankton; tiamin; överföring; födoväv; mikronäringsämne; vitamin; Östersjön; B1; lax; Ecology; Ekologi;

    Abstract : Thiamin (vitamin B1) is required for several life-sustaining processes in most organisms and cells, e.g. in the conversion of food to energy. It also serves as an antioxidant and is important for proper nerve signaling. READ MORE