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Iron, zinc, copper and magnesium deficiencies in Mexican adults from the National Health and Nutrition Survey 2006.

Authors
  • Mejía-Rodríguez, Fabiola
  • Shamah-Levy, Teresa
  • Villalpando, Salvador
  • García-Guerra, Armando
  • Méndez-Gómez Humarán, Ignacio
Type
Published Article
Journal
Salud Pública de México
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
55
Issue
3
Pages
275–284
Identifiers
PMID: 23912540
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The prevalence of deficiencies in iron (in females), and zinc are still high in the adult population. LSC of copper and magnesium are published for the first time and show significant prevalence of deficiencies. Corrective actions are necessary in order to diminish these nutritional deficits in the Mexican population.

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