Journal article

Jul 16 2020

Early child growth: how do nutrition and infection interact?

This study reviews how the interaction between nutrition and infection affects child growth in low‐income populations.

Journal article

Jul 16 2020

The challenge of meeting nutrient needs of infants and young children during the period of complementary feeding: an evolutionary perspective

This paper provides an evolutionary perspective on why modern complementary food diets are often inadequate, asserting that inadequate diets and nutritional deficiencies have likely been a part of the human condition since the agricultural revolution.

Brief

Oct 11 2017

Alive & Thrive (A&T) Generation 2 Overview

Alive & Thrive (A&T) Generation 2 is here. This phase of A&T aims to further enhance sustainability of projects and processes that generate positive improvements in maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN).

Brief

Nov 07 2014

Why stunting matters (Insight Series)

Discusses the negative effects of stunting on survival, childhood and adult health, learning capacity, and productivity; outlines interventions to prevent stunting.

Brief

Nov 07 2014

Interaction of nutrition and infection and the effect on early child growth (Insight Series)

Reviews available evidence on whether infection diminishes the positive impact of nutrition interventions on child growth and whether improved nutrition limits the negative impact of infections on child growth.

Brief

Nov 07 2014

Nutrition and brain development in early life (Insight Series)

Reviews evidence of the effect of undernutrition from conception through the first two years of life on brain development and on the short-term and long-term development of cognitive, motor, and socio-emotional skills.

 
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