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Accuracy of adolescent self-report of height and weight in assessing overweight status: a literature review.
OBJECTIVE To examine the accuracy of self-reported height and weight data to classify adolescent overweight status. Self-reported height and weight are commonly used with minimal consideration ofExpand
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Monitoring the Marketing, Distribution, and Use of Sprinkles Micronutrient Powders in Rural Western Kenya
Background In 2007, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention partnered with local Kenyan institutions to implement the Nyando Integrated Child Health and Education Project, an effectivenessExpand
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Formative Research Exploring Acceptability, Utilization, and Promotion in Order to Develop a Micronutrient Powder (Sprinkles) Intervention among Luo Families in Western Kenya
Background There is a lack of peer-reviewed literature describing in detail the formative research to develop Sprinkles interventions. Objective To describe community members' reactions to andExpand
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Selling Sprinkles micronutrient powder reduces anemia, iron deficiency, and vitamin A deficiency in young children in Western Kenya: a cluster-randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Although the efficacy of micronutrient powders [MNPs; eg, Sprinkles MNP (Sprinkles Global Health Initiative)] in the reduction of anemia has been established, the effectiveness of theseExpand
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Motivators and barriers to prenatal supplement use among minority women in the United States.
Minority women in the United States are at a higher risk of iron deficiency and less likely to report use of prenatal supplements compared with non-Hispanic white women. Little information exists onExpand
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Intermittent iron supplementation for improving nutrition and development in children under 12 years of age.
BACKGROUND Approximately 600 million children of preschool and school age are anaemic worldwide. It is estimated that half of the cases are due to iron deficiency. Consequences of iron deficiencyExpand
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Adherence to Vitamin D Recommendations Among US Infants
OBJECTIVES: In November 2008, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) doubled the recommended daily intake of vitamin D for infants and children, from 200 IU/day (2003 recommendation) to 400 IU/day.Expand
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“It Is Good for My Family’s Health and Cooks Food in a Way That My Heart Loves”: Qualitative Findings and Implications for Scaling Up an Improved Cookstove Project in Rural Kenya
The use of indoor, three-stone fire pits in resource–poor countries is a substantial burden on human health and the environment. We conducted a pilot intervention promoting the purchase and use of anExpand
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Formative research for the development of a market-based home fortification programme for young children in Niger.
The objective of this formative research was to assess the acceptability of a micronutrient powder (Sprinkles(®)) and a lipid-based nutrient supplement (Nutributter(®)), and to explore people'sExpand
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Predictors of micronutrient powder intake adherence in a pilot programme in Nepal
Abstract Objective Poor adherence to recommended intake protocols is common and a top challenge for micronutrient powder (MNP) programmes globally. Identifying modifiable predictors of intakeExpand
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