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B. Naveen Kumar
National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad
EndocrinologyMicronutrientWastingDietary Reference IntakeMedicine
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#1M. Sivaprasad (NIN: National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad)H-Index: 2
#2T. Shalini (NIN: National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad)H-Index: 2
Last. G. Bhanuprakash Reddy (NIN: National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad)H-Index: 30
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Abstract Objectives Studies in children and pregnant women consistently showed pandemic proportions of micronutrient deficiencies in the Indian subcontinent. However, vitamin deficiencies in apparently healthy adults are seldom recognized, hence the aim of this exploratory study was to assess their subclinical vitamin status and dietary intakes. Methods In all, 270 apparently healthy urban adults 30 to 70 y of age, from Hyderabad city, India participated in this study. Blood levels of vitamins (...
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#1R. Hemalatha (NIN: National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad)H-Index: 13
#2Kv Radhakrishna (NIN: National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad)
Last. B. Naveen Kumar (NIN: National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad)H-Index: 1
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It is intriguing to note that majority of the wasting among the under 5 yr in India is present at birth. The National Family Health Survey 4 (NFHS-4) data analysis shows 31.9 per cent wasting at birth, which is decreasing to 17.7 per cent in the under five children; clearly suggesting that any reduction in wasting should come from improvement in foetal growth. In addition, children with both severe wasting and severe stunting, in whom the risk of mortality increases many folds, are
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#1Madhari S. Radhika (NIN: National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad)H-Index: 2
#2Boddula Swetha (NIN: National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad)H-Index: 1
Last. Avula Laxmaiah (NIN: National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad)H-Index: 7
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