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The Importance Of Women's Status For Child Nutrition In Developing Countries:
"Malnutrition affects one out of every three preschool-age children living in developing countries.This disturbing, yet preventable, state of affairs causes untold suffering and, given its wideExpand
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Anaemia in low-income and middle-income countries
Anaemia affects a quarter of the global population, including 293 million (47%) children younger than 5 years and 468 million (30%) non-pregnant women. In addition to anaemia's adverse healthExpand
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Prevalence of micronutrient malnutrition worldwide.
Recent estimates indicate that globally over two billion people are at risk for vitamin A, iodine, and/or iron deficiency, in spite of recent efforts in the prevention and control of theseExpand
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Associations between prenatal and postnatal growth and adult body size and composition.
BACKGROUND Adult body size and composition (ABSC) measures are associated with work capacity and productivity, reproductive performance, and chronic disease risk. Growth failure in early childhoodExpand
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Risk of childhood undernutrition related to small-for-gestational age and preterm birth in low- and middle-income countries.
BACKGROUND Low- and middle-income countries continue to experience a large burden of stunting; 148 million children were estimated to be stunted, around 30-40% of all children in 2011. In many ofExpand
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Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy does not lead to greater infant birth size than does iron-only supplementation: a randomized controlled trial in a semirural community in
BACKGROUND Little is known about the benefits of prenatal multivitamin and mineral supplements in reducing low birth weight. OBJECTIVE We conducted a randomized, double-blind clinical trial inExpand
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Role of intergenerational effects on linear growth.
Current knowledge on the role of intergenerational effects on linear growth is reviewed on the basis of a literature search and recent findings from an ongoing study in Guatemala. Fourteen studiesExpand
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Effect of women's nutrition before and during early pregnancy on maternal and infant outcomes: a systematic review.
Current understanding of biologic processes indicates that women's nutritional status before and during early pregnancy may play an important role in determining early developmental processes andExpand
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Impacts of domestic violence on child growth and nutrition: a conceptual review of the pathways of influence.
Domestic violence against women is a global problem, and young children are disproportionate witnesses. Children's exposure to domestic violence (CEDV) predicts poorer health and development, but itsExpand
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Micronutrients and pregnancy outcome: A review of the literature
There is considerable evidence supporting the role of various micronutrients in determining pregnancy outcomes such as low birth weight and prematurity. While some nutrients have been studiedExpand
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