Double-Fortified Salt Is Efficacious in Improving Indicators of Iron Deficiency in Female Indian Tea Pickers

Journal Articles
Sectors:
Health, Nutrition, WASH
Organization:
Journal of Nutrition
Author:
Jere D. Haas, Maike Rahn, Maike Rahn, et al.
Region:
South Asia
Resource Publication Date:
July, 2014
Content Format:
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The Journal of Nutrition is publishing the results of a study with the objective of testing the efficacy of Double Fortified Salt (DFS)in reducing iron deficiency in rural women of reproductive age from northern West Bengal, India. Results show significant improvements and demonstrates that DFS is an efficacious approach to improve iron status. The Government of Chennai in India has now launched DFS for sale for the public.
 

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