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The availability and geographic location of open-source food composition data used to estimate micronutrient intakes in sub-Saharan Africa: A scoping review (2023)
Journal Article
Segovia de la Revilla, L., Ferguson, E., Dooley, C., Osman, G., Ander, L., & Joy, E. J. (2023). The availability and geographic location of open-source food composition data used to estimate micronutrient intakes in sub-Saharan Africa: A scoping review. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 120, Article 105322. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfca.2023.105322

Background Estimates of dietary micronutrient intakes rely on food composition data. The nutrient composition of foods varies spatially with potentially large effects on dietary micronutrient intakes. This review... Read More about The availability and geographic location of open-source food composition data used to estimate micronutrient intakes in sub-Saharan Africa: A scoping review.

Folate Deficiency Is Spatially Dependent and Associated with Local Farming Systems among Women in Ethiopia (2022)
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Sisay, B. G., Tamirat, H., Sandalinas, F., Joy, E. J., Zerfu, D., Belay, A., …Gashu, D. (2022). Folate Deficiency Is Spatially Dependent and Associated with Local Farming Systems among Women in Ethiopia. Current Developments in Nutrition, 6(5), Article nzac088. https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzac088

Background: Folate is essential for the synthesis and integrity of DNA, normal cell formation, and body growth. Folate deficiency among women of reproductive age (WRA) increases the risk of poor birth outcomes including neural tube defect (NTD)-affec... Read More about Folate Deficiency Is Spatially Dependent and Associated with Local Farming Systems among Women in Ethiopia.

The nutritional quality of cereals varies geospatially in Ethiopia and Malawi (2021)
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Gashu, D., Nalivata, P. C., Amede, T., Ander, E. L., Bailey, E. H., Botoman, L., …Broadley, M. R. (2021). The nutritional quality of cereals varies geospatially in Ethiopia and Malawi. Nature, 594, 71-76. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03559-3

Micronutrient deficiencies (MNDs) remain widespread among people in sub-Saharan Africa where access to sufficient food from plant and animal sources that is rich in micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) is limited due to socioeconomic and geographic... Read More about The nutritional quality of cereals varies geospatially in Ethiopia and Malawi.

Elemental composition of Malawian rice (2016)
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Chilimba, A. D. C., Joy, E. J. M., Joy, E. J., Louise Ander, E., Broadley, M. R., Young, S. D., …Watts, M. J. (2017). Elemental composition of Malawian rice. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 39(4), 835-845. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10653-016-9854-9

Widespread potential dietary deficiencies of calcium (Ca), iron (Fe), iodine (I), selenium (Se) and zinc (Zn) have been identified in Malawi. Several deficiencies are likely to be compounded by high phytic acid (PA) consumption. Rice (Oryzasativa) is... Read More about Elemental composition of Malawian rice.

Liver copper concentrations in cull cattle in the UK: are cattle being copper loaded? (2015)
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Kendall, N. R., Holmes-Pavord, H., Bone, P., Ander, E. L., & Young, S. D. (2015). Liver copper concentrations in cull cattle in the UK: are cattle being copper loaded?. Veterinary Record, 177(19), Article 493. https://doi.org/10.1136/vr.103078

With the release of the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs/Advisory Committee on Animal Feed Guidance Note for Supplementing Copper to Bovines it was noted that the current copper status of the national herd was not known. Liver s... Read More about Liver copper concentrations in cull cattle in the UK: are cattle being copper loaded?.

Lability of Pb in soil: effects of soil properties and contaminant source (2014)
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Mao, L., Bailey, E. H., Chester, J., Dean, J., Ander, E. L., Chenery, S. R., & Young, S. D. (2014). Lability of Pb in soil: effects of soil properties and contaminant source. Environmental Chemistry, 11(6), 690-701. https://doi.org/10.1071/EN14100

Environmental Context: There is growing concern that lead (Pb) in the environment may cause adverse health effects in human populations. We investigated the combined use of isotopic abundance and isotopic dilution to show how the origins of soil Pb... Read More about Lability of Pb in soil: effects of soil properties and contaminant source.

Dietary mineral supplies in Africa (2014)
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Joy, E. J., Ander, E. L., Young, S. D., Black, C. R., Watts, M. J., Chilimba, A. D., …Broadley, M. R. (2014). Dietary mineral supplies in Africa. Physiologia Plantarum, 151(3), 208-229. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppl.12144

Dietary micronutrient deficiencies (MNDs) are widespread, yet their prevalence can be difficult to assess. Here, we estimate MND risks due to inadequate intakes for seven minerals in Africa using food supply and composition data, and consider the pot... Read More about Dietary mineral supplies in Africa.