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Effects of Discontinuing Coffee Intake on Iron Deficient Guatemalan Toddlers' Cognitive Development and Sleep
Early Human Development
  • Patrice L. Engle, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
  • T. VasDias, Honolulu Community College
  • I. Howard, Instituto Guatemalteco de Seguridad Social, Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • M.E. Romero-Abal, Center for Studies of Sensory Impairment, Aging, and Metabolism, Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • J. Quan De Serrano, Center for Studies of Sensory Impairment, Aging, and Metabolism, Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • J. Bulux, Center for Studies of Sensory Impairment, Aging, and Metabolism, Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • N. W. Solomons, Center for Studies of Sensory Impairment, Aging, and Metabolism, Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • K. G. Dewey, University of California - Davis
Publication Date
1-1-1999
Abstract

Coffee is commonly given daily to toddlers in Guatemala. Possible negative effects of coffee ingestion on cognitive development and sleep patterns were assessed in 132 children 12–24 months of age who had received coffee for >2 months and were iron deficient on at least one indicator. Children were stratified by initial hemoglobin (A=anemic, Hgb

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Patrice L. Engle, T. VasDias, I. Howard, M.E. Romero-Abal, et al.. "Effects of Discontinuing Coffee Intake on Iron Deficient Guatemalan Toddlers' Cognitive Development and Sleep" Early Human Development Vol. 53 Iss. 3 (1999) p. 251 - 269
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/pengle/1/