Tag: Review

10 Apr 2019

Iodine fortification of foods and condiments, other than salt, for preventing iodine deficiency disorders (Review)

Santos et al. recently published a Cochrane Review, investigating the addition of iodine to foods other than salt to prevent diseases caused by inadequate iodine intake. Eleven studies met the authors’ inclusion criteria, seven randomised control trials (RCTs), three cluster non-RCTs and one randomised cross-over study. The majority were carried out in school aged children […]

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10 Apr 2019

Contribution of fat, sugar and salt to diets in the Pacific Islands: a systematic review

A systematic review by Santos et al. has investigated the contribution of fat, salt and sugar to diets in Pacific Island countries. Authors searched both electronic and grey (unpublished) literature, finding 31 studies that provided relevant information on fat (n=22), salt (n=14) and sugar (n=17). A range of assessment methods were used, including absolute intake, […]

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