Elemental composition of Malawian rice

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Joy, EJM; Louise Ander, E; Broadley, MR; Young, SD; Chilimba, AD; Hamilton, EM; Watts, MJ;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s10653-016-9854-9
  • Subject: Micronutrient deficiencies | Phytic acid | Selenium | Arsenic | Rice | Zinc
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

Widespread potential dietary deficiencies of calcium (Ca), iron (Fe), iodine (I), selenium (Se) and zinc (Zn) have been identified in Malawi. Several deficiencies are likely to be compounded by high phytic acid (PA) consumption. Rice (Oryza sativa) is commonly consumed ... View more
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