Vitamin A status and factors associated in healthy school-age children


VURALLI KARAOĞLAN D., TÜMER L., Hasanoglu A., BİBEROĞLU G., PAŞAOĞLU H.

CLINICAL NUTRITION, vol.33, no.3, pp.509-512, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clnu.2013.07.008
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL NUTRITION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.509-512
  • Keywords: Deficiency, Retinol, Turkey, Vitamin A
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background & aims: Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is one of the most widespread vitamin deficiencies. Vitamin A is essential for children in order to ensure a healthy life span and sustain the normal growth and development. Aim of this study is to examine vitamin A status, and factors associated with it, in healthy school-age children.