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School snacks containing animal source foods improve dietary quality for children in rural Kenya
Provision of a snack at school could help alleviate the micronutrient malnutrition that is common among schoolchildren in developing countries. The Child Nutrition Project was designed to compare the efficacy of three ...
Child nutrition in developing countries
Malnutrition permeates all aspects of health, growth, cognition, motor and social development of young children in developing countries. More than 50% of deaths in these children can be attributed to malnutrition, most ...
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. ...