"The diet quality in newcomer children is not that good,"
"36% of refugee children and 23% of immigrant children were also lacking sufficient zinc in diets"
Selenium deficiency is regarded as a major health problem for 0.5 to 1 billion people worldwide, while an even larger number may consume less selenium than required for optimal protection against cancer, cardiovascular diseases and severe infectious diseases including HIV disease.
Actions are urgently needed to protect the global population from vitamin D deficiency.
"Widespread malnutrition … among Nunavut’s TB patients is a major challenge towards Canada’s goal for TB elimination"
"A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of micronutrients (vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, and selenium) in TB-HIV co-infected Tanzanian patients showed that these micronutrients decreased the risk of TB recurrence by 45% overall" [Bhullar 2017]