Compared with cow milk, a growing-up milk increases vitamin D and iron status in healthy children at 2 years of age: The growing-up milk–lite (GUMLi) randomized controlled trial
posted by Research Admin on 8 October 2018
Year of Publication
The Journal of Nutrition, (148), 10, 1570–1579,
Journal article (peer reviewed)
Iron deficiency and vitamin D deficiency are significant pediatric health issues in New Zealand and Australia, and the authors investigated the effect of a micronutrient-fortified, reduced-energy growing-up milk (GUMLi) compared with cow milk (CM) on these deificiencies in children at 2 years of age. The found "in comparison with CM, GUMLi significantly improved dietary iron and vitamin D intakes and the iron and vitamin D status of healthy children at 2 y of age."
Type of Study
Randomised controlled trial
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