Compared to iron and folic acid supplementation, the researchers found that multiple micronutrient supplementation was
"The data from our study suggest that maternal multiple micronutrient supplementation could reduce infant death and potentially
Saturday, January 19, 2008
a EIGHTEEN percent decrease in infant mortality??
A recent large, double blind trial published in the Lancet shows that multiple micronutrient supplements may decrease infant mortality by 18% over iron/folate vitamin supplements. This would be huge for public health if it turns out to be accurate.