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Iron fortification strategies for the control of childhood anemia in Brazil

Joel Alves Lamounier, Flávio Diniz Capanema, Daniela da Silva Rocha, Jose Eduardo Dutra de Oliveira, Maite Costa da Silva, Carlos Alberto Nogueira de Almeida
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 2010, 56 (6): 448-51
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This article presents data on the fortification of foods, necessary as an important public health approach for the success in reducing anemia. The use of food vehicles, iron salts and their costs, as well as recent work on iron fortification of foods in Brazil are reviewed. Recent research serves as a cornerstone for countries that attempt to implement permanent, long-lasting iron fortification programs aimed at the prevention of anemia considering cultural habits, type of iron salts and at-risk groups.

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