Browsing Faculty of Medicine by Author "Torsvik, Ingrid Kristin"
Torsvik, Ingrid Kristin (The University of Bergen, 2015-01-30)Adequate nutrition during infancy is essential to ensure normal growth and development. Since 2001, World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended exclusive breast-feeding for the first 6 months of life, which puts great ...Doctoral thesis
Motor development related to duration of exclusive breastfeeding, B vitamin status and B12 supplementation in infants with a birth weight between 2000-3000 g, results from a randomized intervention trial Torsvik, Ingrid Kristin; Ueland, Per Magne; Markestad, Trond; Midttun, Øivind; Monsen, Anne-Lise Bjørke (BioMed Central, 2015-12-18)Background: Exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months is assumed to ensure adequate micronutrients for term infants. Our objective was to investigate the effects of prolonged breastfeeding on B vitamin status and neurodevelopment ...Journal article