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Dietary micronutrients are associated with higher cognitive function gains among primary school children in rural Kenya
With the exception of iodine and Fe, there is still very limited information on the effect of micronutrients on cognitive function, especially among school-age children. The present analysis evaluates the relationship ...
The need for animal source foods by Kenyan children
Food intake and dietary patterns in Kenyan households have been studied since the 1920s. Reports on breastfeeding, nutrient intake, micronutrient deficiencies and the impacts of malaria and intestinal parasites on nutritional ...
Meat supplementation improves growth, cognitive, and behavioral outcomes in Kenyan children
A randomized, controlled school feeding study was conducted in rural Embu District, Kenya to test for a causal link between animal-source food intake and changes in micronutrient nutrition and growth, cognitive, and ...
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. ...
The impact of dietary intervention on the cognitive development of Kenyan school children
Previous observational studies in developing countries have suggested that diet quality, particularly increased animal source food (ASF) consumption, is positively associated with child cognitive development. This report ...
Diet quality affects the playground activities of Kenyan children
The present study examined the effects of a school breakfast program on the activity level, emotional state, and social interactions of a group of Kenyan schoolchildren on the playground. Five hundred forty children in ...