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Lipid-based nutritional supplements (LNS) and fortified blended flours (FBF) are widely used to increase the nutrient density of children's diets and improve their health, but their effectiveness could be modified by displacement of other foods. We reanalysed data from a cost-effectiveness trial...

Author(s)
Cliffer, I. R.; Masters, W. A.; Rogers, B. L.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Maternal and Child Nutrition, 2021, 17, 2,
Abstract

Food fortification programs have been conducted in several countries to overcome micronutrient deficiency and related problems with various degrees of effectiveness. Available information regarding the success of food fortification programs in some developing countries, including Indonesia, is...

Author(s)
Dewi, N. U.; Mahmudiono, T.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2021, 18, 4,
News Article

Supplementary foods with improved nutrients improved working memory.

Date
24 July 2020
Abstract

Palestine refugees comprise the largest refugee population in the world, most of whom are encamped in Middle Eastern countries. In the Gaza Strip, where *1.4 million Palestinians reside, there are high prevalences of anemia and multiple micronutrient deficiencies (MNDs), including those of iron,...

Author(s)
Horino, M.; Bahar, L.; Al-Jadba, G.; Habash, R.; Akihiro, S.; West, K. P., Jr.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 2020, 41, 4, pp 503-511
Abstract

Iron fortification is an effective strategy that can be implemented to ensure supply and intake of iron for the public at large. Even though iron-fortified foods are widely available in the Sri Lankan market, the quantification of iron in those foods is not under the regulations of the food...

Author(s)
Perera, D. R. G.; Gunawardana, D.; Jayatissa, R.; Silva, A. B. G.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Food Quality, 2020, 2020, 6079379,
Abstract

Background: Vitamin A deficiency is a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa. Pro-vitamin A biofortified (yellow) cassava has the potential to contribute significantly to improve vitamin A status, especially in populations that are difficult to reach with other strategies. Objectives: The...

Author(s)
Afolami, I.; Mwangi, M. N.; Samuel, F.; Boy, E.; Ilona, P.; Talsma, E. F.; Feskens, E.; Melse-Boonstra, A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2020, 113, 1, pp 221-231
Abstract

In Ethiopia, home fortification of complementary foods with micronutrient powders (MNPs) was introduced in 2015 as a new approach to improve micronutrient intakes. The objective of this study was to assess factors associated with intake adherence and drivers for correct MNP use over time to inform...

Author(s)
Aregash Samuel; Brouwer, I. D.; Pamungkas, N. P.; Terra, T.; Lelisa, A.; Amha Kebede; Osendarp, S. J. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Maternal and Child Nutrition, 2020, 17, 2,
Abstract

BRAC, an international development organization, implemented a home-fortification programme from 2014 to 2018 in Bangladesh. This study aimed to understand the unintended consequences of programmatic changes that occurred during the implementation of the programme on the prevalence of good infant...

Author(s)
Tariqujjaman; Mahfuzur Rahman; Luies, S. K.; Gobinda Karmakar; Tahmeed Ahmed; Haribondhu Sarma
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Maternal and Child Nutrition, 2020, 17, 2,
Abstract

We examined the consistency of national nutrition strategies and action plans (NNS) focusing on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition in Southeast Asia with regional and international recommendations. Between July and December 2017, we identified and extracted information on context,...

Author(s)
Nguyen, T. T.; Darnell, A.; Weissman, A.; Cashin, J.; Withers, M.; Mathisen, R.; Lapping, K.; Mastro, T. D.; Frongillo, E. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Maternal and Child Nutrition, 2020, 16, s2,
Abstract

The study assesses the psychosocial predictors of intention to integrate biofortified pro-vitamin A orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) in proper complementary feeding (PCF) among women who received either verbal or verbal and visual demonstrations on OFSP-based foods. A total of 764 randomly...

Author(s)
Lagerkvist, C. J.; Mutiso, J. M.; Okello, J. J.; Muoki, P.; Oluoch-Kosura, W.; Heck, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 2020, 59, 6, pp 615-638

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