Knowledge doesn't erase poor diet

Knowledge doesn't erase poor diet

Nutritional deficiencies can be profound even in communities with a very knowledgeable population and easy access to high-quality, affordable food.

A STUDY of elementary school children in a highly educated community in the Pacific Northwest found that about three-fourths of the students had vitamin D levels that were either insufficient or deficient, and they also lacked adequate intake of other important nutrients.

The findings, reported recently in the Journal of Extension by scientists from the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, make it clear that nutritional deficiencies

All access premium subscription

This content requires a subscription to Feedstuffs in order to access. If you are a paid subscriber, use your email and password to Log In now.


Current Feedstuffs Subscribers: Online and mobile access are now included at no charge to you. To read this article, use your subscriber email and password to log-in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account.)


Not Currently a Subscriber: Subscribe NOW to Feedstuffs and receive our print and/or digital publications, enewsletters and premium online content. Visit Feedstuffs.com and click on Subscribe at the top of the page for more information.


SUBSCRIBE NOW https://circulation.feedstuffs.com/Publications.aspx


TO RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION https://circulation.feedstuffs.com/SubscriptionOffers.aspx


Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish