Sound Science: The Consequences Of Zinc Deficiency


Sound Science: The Consequences Of Zinc Deficiency


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Dr. Conrad Cole, Emory University, on what happens when young children are deprived of basic micronutrients such as zinc. Micronutrient deficiencies are often referred to as the hidden hunger because a lack of these nutrients has long-term effects on neurodevelopment. About Conrad Cole Conrad Cole, MD, MPH, studies how and why some children lack micronutrients and what that deficit means to their growth and development. Cole is an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in Emory School of Medicine. Related Links Micronutrients: Food for Thought http://www.whsc.emory.edu/soundscience/archives/cole.html Biosketch: Conrad R. Cole http://biomed.emory.edu/FacSearch/fac_profile.cfm?&faculty_id=1036 Nutrition and Health Sciences at Emory http://biomed.emory.edu/PROGRAM_SITES/NHS/index.html


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