Journal article

Jul 16 2020

Early child growth: how do nutrition and infection interact? (Dewey, K., 2011. Maternal & Child Nutrition)

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 (Dewey, K., 2013. The Journal of Nutrition)

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

Jul 08 2017

Country nutrition profile briefs

This series of country briefs report on key maternal and child nutrition indicators, progress towards reaching the World Health Assembly global nutrition targets, and current implementation of recommended policies and plans.

Journal article

Jan 11 2016

Caterpillar cereal as a potential complementary feeding product for infants and young children: nutritional content and acceptability (Bauserman M., 2015. Maternal and Child Nutrition)

Animal-source foods, which prevent micronutrient deficiencies, are not readily available in many parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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.

 
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