The Role of Antioxidants in Enhancing the Vitamin A Value of Plant Foods in Child Nutrition.

Muzhingi, Tawanda.


  • Abstract: Vitamin A deficiency is a public health problem among children aged 6-36 months old in Zimbabwe. The children are vitamin A deficient partly because the complementary diets are starchy white gruels, devoid of vitamin A or provitamin A carotenoids. Green leafy vegetables of Brassica oleracea family such as kale are rich in provitamin A carotenoids. Despite the widespread consumption ... read more
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