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Incorporating orange-fleshed sweet potato into the food system as a strategy for improved nutrition: the context of South Africa
Orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) is considered the single most successful example of biofortification of a staple crop, and presents a feasible option to address vitamin A deficiency. Though initially promoted as part ...
Lipid-based nutrient supplements and linear growth in children under 2 years: a review
(Cambridge University Press, 2017)
The prevalence of stunting remains high in low- and middle-income countries despite adoption of comprehensive nutrition interventions, particularly in low-income countries. In the present paper, we review current evidence ...
Effect of small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements on growth, psychomotor development, iron status, and morbidity among 6- to 12-mo-old infants in South Africa: a randomized controlled trial
(Oxford Univ Press, 2019)
Background Evidence on the effect of small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements (SQ-LNSs) on early child growth and development is mixed. Objective This study assessed the effect of daily consumption of 2 different ...
Vitamin A and anthropometric status of South African preschool children from four areas with known distinct eating patterns
(Elsevier Science Inc, 2015)
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the vitamin A and anthropometric status of South African preschool children from four areas with known distinct eating patterns. Methods: Serum retinol, anthropometric ...
Infant development at the age of 6 months in relation to feeding practices, iron status, and growth in a peri-urban community of South Africa
Background: Evidence on the association between feeding practices, iron deficiency, anaemia, stunting, and impaired psychomotor development during infancy is limited. This study assessed the association between psychomotor ...