Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9600

Zainab Alghamdi

Zainab Alghamdi
Clinical Dietitian, Nutrition Services, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre,
Saudi Arabia

  • Research Article
    Iron Status of Infants and Toddlers Age 6 to 18 Months and Association with Type of Milk Consumed from DNSIYC Secondary Analysis
    Author(s): Zainab AlghamdiZainab Alghamdi

    This study compares the intake of different types of milk, iron, haem iron, non-haem iron, and Vitamin C intake among infant and children age 6-18 months of age from Diet and Nutrition Survey of Infants and Young Children (DNSIYC). Approach SACN 2010 recommendation, the Reference Nutrient Intakes (RNI) of iron and Vitamin C for infant and children age 6-18 months was investigated in this study. Moreover, Ferritin and haemoglobin investigated as well to assess iron status, subjects who donated bloods were included in this study to investigate their iron status, 473 subjects for haemoglobin, and 443 for ferritin. Different factors investigated on 2567 subjects, include age groups, sex, ethnicity, socioeconomic level, maternal education level, and different types of milk consumed. This study found significant difference for ferritin and haemoglobin in different levels, across different t.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000596

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