Hypovitaminosis A in Chile: A nutrition problem affecting the community
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An attempt is made to assess, in the light of the international recommendations on levels of vitamin A intake, the prevalence of hypovitaminosis A in Chile, where it is very common in the lower social and cultural groups and in children. Nutrition programs are recommended as a way of solving the problem.
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