Vitamin status

Vitamin status

Vitamin status refers to the state of vitamin sufficiency or deficiency of any person. For example, a test may reveal that a patient's folate status is sufficient, borderline, or severely inadequate.
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Additionally, fat-soluble vitamin supplementation (vitamin [D.sub.3] and E) to newborn pigs orally or by injection has been demonstrated to increase plasma vitamin status of pigs [5].
Vitamin B-12fortified toothpaste improves vitamin status in vegans: a 12-wk randomized placebo-controlled study.
Wilson, "Vitamin Status and intake as primary determinants of homocysteinemia in an elderly population," JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, vol.
This pilot study describes BMD and fat-soluble vitamin status in adult CF subjects, pre- and post-LTX.
"This was most effective in those who had above average blood levels of homocysteine, a factor related to B vitamin status that may be toxic to the brain.
Fat-soluble vitamin status should be assessed every 6 months or more frequently in the presence of deficiency.
This is similar to results demonstrated by Ganeshan et al.21 Conversely previous several studies described elevated serum Hcy level in men compared to women.22-23 Refsum et al.24 elucidated this difference is due to difference in muscle mass hormone and vitamin status. Recently a study in Pakistan reported serum Hcy levels greater than 15 mol/l in elderly women that indicates Hcy level increases with age.25
An adequate intake of protein, fruits and vegetables, and maintaining vitamin status lessens the impact of aging on muscle tissue.
In addition, the vitamin status and its contribution to the development of DR have not been examined.
(2011) Women's compliance with current folic acid recommendations and achievement of optimal vitamin status for preventing neural tube defects.