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Research Project: EFFECTS OF ANIMAL SOURCE FOODS ON VITAMIN AND MINERAL STATUS IN KENYA

Location: Obesity and Metabolism Research Unit

Project Number: 5306-51000-003-07
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Sep 30, 2008
End Date: Jul 31, 2013

Objective:
To determine the effect of increasing animal source food intake on the nutritional status of Kenyan women and their children.

Approach:
Serum samples will be collected by staff hired by Indiana University in Kenya. The samples will be analyzed for micronutrient content at the WHNRC, using radioassays and high pressure liquid chromatography.

Last Modified: 9/2/2014
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