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Fortification of staple foods with zinc for improving zinc status and other health outcomes in the general population

  1. Dheeraj Shah1,*,
  2. Harshpal S Sachdev2,
  3. Tarun Gera3,
  4. Luz Maria De-Regil4,
  5. Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Public Health Group

Published Online: 13 AUG 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 1 AUG 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010697


How to Cite

Shah D, Sachdev HS, Gera T, De-Regil LM, Peña-Rosas JP. Fortification of staple foods with zinc for improving zinc status and other health outcomes in the general population (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD010697. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010697.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi), Department of Pediatrics, New Delhi, Delhi, India

  2. 2

    Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research, Department of Pediatrics and Clinical Epidemiology, New Delhi, India

  3. 3

    SL Jain Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, New Delhi, India

  4. 4

    World Health Organization, Evidence and Programme Guidance, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, Geneva, Switzerland

*Dheeraj Shah, Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi), Dilshad Garden, New Delhi, Delhi, 110095, India. shahdheeraj@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 13 AUG 2013

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To evaluate the beneficial and adverse effects of fortification of staple foods with zinc on health-related outcomes and biomarkers of zinc status in the general population.