Daily dietary intake of copper, zinc and selenium for different population groups in Burundi, Africa, has been determined, using different sampling strategies, by atomic absorption spectrometry.
Recommended daily intakes (RDA, National Academy, USA) are met for copper and zinc.
For selenium, especially the rural population risk a deficiency as observed with a daily intake of 17 mug.
The importance of different types of food in daily intake is discussed.
Legumes proved to be an important source of copper, while for selenium fish contributes in a large part in dietary intake.
Calculated total daily intakes are compared with intakes recently published for other countries.
Mots-clés Pascal : Cuivre, Zinc, Sélénium, Elément minéral, Dose journalière, Déficit, Homme, Nutrition, Burundi, Afrique, Oligoélément, Milieu rural
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Copper, Zinc, Selenium, Inorganic element, Daily dose, Deficiency, Human, Nutrition, Burundi, Africa, Oligoelement, Rural environment
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Cote : 93-0675301
Code Inist : 002B29B. Création : 199406.