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Meat and milk intakes and toddler growth: a comparison feeding intervention of animal-source foods in rural Kenya
Objective: To examine the effects of animal-source foods on toddler growth. Design: A 5-month comparison feeding intervention study with one of three millet-based porridges randomized to eighteen feeding stations serving ...
School snacks decrease morbidity in Kenyan schoolchildren: a cluster randomized, controlled feeding intervention trial
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effects of three different school snacks on morbidity outcomes DESIGN: Twelve schools were randomized to either one of three feeding groups or a Control group. There were three schools per group ...
Meat supplementation increases arm muscle area in Kenyan schoolchildren.
The present study examines the effect of animal-source-food (ASF) intake on arm muscle area growth as part of a larger study examining causal links between ASF intake, growth rate, physical activity, cognitive function and ...
Animal source foods have a positive impact on the primary school test scores of Kenyan schoolchildren in a cluster-randomised, controlled feeding intervention trial.
Micronutrient deficiencies and suboptimal energy intake are widespread in rural Kenya, with detrimental effects on child growth and development. Sporadic school feeding programmes rarely include animal source foods (ASF). ...
Low vitamin B12 intake during pregnancy and lactation and low breastmilk vitamin 12 content in rural Kenyan women consuming predominantly maize diets.
BACKGROUND: Vitamin B12 deficiency during pregnancy and lactation may negatively affect fetal growth, brain development, pregnancy outcome, and breastmilk vitamin B12 content. OBJECTIVE: To examine associations ...