Maternal Zinc Intakes and Homeostatic Adjustments during Pregnancy and Lactation

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Janet C. King; Carmen Marino Donangelo;

Zinc plays critical roles during embryogenesis, fetal growth, and milk secretion, which increase the zinc need for pregnancy and lactation. Increased needs can be met by increasing the dietary zinc intake, along with making homeostatic adjustments in zinc utilization. P... View more
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