Nutrient Utilization: Workshop Summary

  • Stephanie A. Atkinson
  • Bo Lönnerdal

Abstract

The central theme of this workshop was the utilization of specific minerals and vitamins from human milk and an evaluation of the adequacy of these nutrients in milk to support growth and development of normal term and premature infants. The trace elements iron, zinc, copper, manganese and selenium; the minerals calcium and phosphorus; and a water soluble vitamin, folic acid were discussed.

Keywords

Premature Infant Human Milk Folate Level Nutrient Utilization Folate Status 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephanie A. Atkinson
    • 1
    • 2
  • Bo Lönnerdal
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsMcMaster University Medical CentreHamiltonCanada
  2. 2.Department of NutritionUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA

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