Nutritional impact of Saskatchewan grown lentil feeding on a sample of healthy and clinical children populations in Sri Lanka
Dr. Bert Vandenberg
Lead Investigator(s) Institution
University of Saskatchewan - CDC
To determine the effectiveness of lentil as a whole food to provide daily requirements of selenium, iron, and zinc.
Consumption of Canadian-grown lentils increases blood Se concentration in healthy children within two hours. Results for iron and Zn were not obtained due to sample contamination.
Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)
2009 - 2011