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Designing snacks to address micronutrient deficiencies in rural Kenyan schoolchildren
Three snacks were designed to improve nutrient intakes among school-age children living in rural Kenya. Snacks containing animal-source foods (milk and meat) provided more nutrients than an equicaloric vegetarian snack. ...
Medical illness in school-age Kenyans in relation to nutrition, cognition, and playground behaviors
Because medical illness is associated with malnutrition, it might contribute to the poor outcomes seen in malnourished children. This study explored relations between frequency of mild illness and development in 133 ...
Parents’ and healthcare providers perspectives about hospitalised children being visited by other children in Nairobi, Kenya
Background: Throughout history, visitation of the hospitalised child has always been restricted. The subject of whether hospitalised children should be visited by other children has been accorded minimal attention. Objective: ...
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 ...
Albendazole (Zentel) in the treatment of helminthiasis in children below two years of age: a preliminary report.East Afr Med J. 1987 Jul;64(7):448-52.
(University of Nairobi, 1987)
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Maternal anthropometry as a risk predictor of pregnancy outcome: the Nutrition CRSP in Kenya
A longitudinal study on food intake and human function in three countries, within the Nutrition Collaborative Research and Support Program (CRSP), enabled us to follow 247 Embu households in rural Kenya. Food intake, ...