Effects of Calcium and Phytate on Zinc Absorption

NCT ID: NCT00754390


Title
Effects of Calcium and Phytate on Zinc Absorption
Purpose
This study is determine the effects of dietary calcium and phytate on zinc absorption.
Details
Zinc absorption is tested from 2 days of consuming each of four diets with zinc-65 isotope, followed by retention monitoring in a whole body scintillation counter for 4 weeks. All four 4 experimental diets are tested with each subject, in randomized order, for a total of 16 weeks.
Conditions
Dietary Zinc Absorption
Keywords
dietary zinc absorption, dietary phytic acid, dietary calcium
Source
USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
Sponsors
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Status
Completed
Acronym
Last Updated
30 May 2011
URL
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Locations
United States