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Special Issue: Risk of Excessive Intake of Vitamins and Minerals

Edited by
Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas and Maria Nieves Garcia-Casal (World Health Organization)
Special Issue: Risk of Excessive Intake of Vitamins and Minerals

Published: June 2019

Volume 1446

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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Risk of excessive intake of vitamins and minerals delivered through public health interventions: objectives, results, conclusions of the meeting, and the way forward

Maria Nieves Garcia‐Casal, Robin Mowson, Lisa Rogers, Ruben Grajeda, consultation working groups

Excess micronutrient intake: defining toxic effects and upper limits in vulnerable populations

Vanessa Pike, Stanley Zlotkin

Excess iodine intake: sources, assessment, and effects on thyroid function

Jessica Farebrother, Michael B. Zimmermann, Maria Andersson

Provision of micronutrients in coexisting public health programs and risk of excessive intake: regulatory considerations

Luis A. Mejia, Wan‐Yuan Kuo, Filiberto Beltran‐Velazquez

Weighing the risks of high intakes of selected micronutrients compared with the risks of deficiencies

Reina Engle‐Stone, Stephen A. Vosti, Hanqi Luo, Justin Kagin, Ann Tarini, Katherine P. Adams, Caitlin French, Kenneth H. Brown

Overlapping vitamin A interventions in the United States, Guatemala, Zambia, and South Africa: case studies

Sherry A. Tanumihardjo, Chisela Kaliwile, Erick Boy, Muhammad A. Dhansay, Martha E. van Stuijvenberg

Risks of excess iodine intake in Ghana: current situation, challenges, and lessons for the future

Brenda A.Z. Abu, Wilna Oldewage‐Theron, Richmond N.O. Aryeetey

Supplementation of micronutrients in children and food fortification initiatives in Sri Lanka: benefits versus risks

Renuka Jayatissa, Dulitha N. Fernando

Coordinating Nigeria's micronutrient deficiency control programs is necessary to prevent deficiencies and toxicity risks

Olufolakemi Anjorin, Oluchi Okpala, Olutayo Adeyemi