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Record number 351671
Title Impact of promotion of mango and liver as sources of vitamin A for young children: a pilot study in Burkina Faso
Author(s) Nana, C.P.; Brouwer, I.D.; Zagre, N.; Kok, F.J.; Traore, A.
Source Public Health Nutrition 9 (2006)6. - ISSN 1368-9800 - p. 808 - 813.
Department(s) Chair Nutrition and Health over the Lifecourse
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2006
Keyword(s) retinol-binding-protein - serum retinol - leafy vegetables - beta-carotene - dark-green - scientific issues - iron supplements - consumption - indicators - women
Abstract Objective To assess the effectiveness of a behaviour change approach, with or without financial support, in improving vitamin A (VA) intake and serum retinol concentration through mango and liver consumption by children. Design A parallel design (no control area) was used to assess changes in VA intake and serum retinol over a 15-week period. Setting and subjects A pilot study was implemented in the Department of Kokologho, a rural area in central west Burkina Faso. One hundred and fifty children aged 2¿3 years were randomly selected and assigned to two treatment groups: PA$$ (promotional activities and financial support) and PA (promotional activities). Results The intervention significantly increased (P
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