Vitamin A Supplementation

Periodic distribution of high-dose vitamin A supplements, either universally to all preschool children or to targeted high-risk groups, has been the most widely practiced intervention for the prevention and treatment of vitamin A deficiency throughout the world. Giving a high dose of vitamin A every

4-6 months is based on the assumption that vitamin A is stored in the liver and mobilized, as needed, to meet the demands of target tissues. This is in contrast to iron supplements, which need to be given on a daily or weekly basis.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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