Zinc deficiency is often associated with nutritional iron deficiency (ID), and may be exacerbated by low selenium status. This study aims to investigate risk of iron and zinc deficiency in women with contrasting selenium status.
This research was supported by the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) programme
Siyame, E.W.P., Hurst, R., Wawer, A.A., Young, S.D., Broadley, M.R., Chilimba, A.D.C., Ander, L.E., Watts, M.J., Chilima, B., Gondwe, J., Kang’ombe, D., Kalimbira, A., Fairweather-Tait, S.J., Bailey, K.B., Gibson, R.S., A high prevalence of Zinc- but not Iron-deficiency among women in rural Malawi: a cross-sectional study, International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research, vol.83, issue3, pp.176-187, 2013
A high prevalence of Zinc- but not Iron-deficiency among women in rural Malawi: a cross-sectional study