Chilean Complementary Feeding Program Reduces Anemia and Improves Iron Status in Children Aged 11 to 18 Months

@article{Brito2013ChileanCF,
  title={Chilean Complementary Feeding Program Reduces Anemia and Improves Iron Status in Children Aged 11 to 18 Months},
  author={Alex Brito and Manuel Olivares and T Roberto Pizarro and Lorena Del Pozo Rodr{\'i}guez and Eva Hertrampf},
  journal={Food and Nutrition Bulletin},
  year={2013},
  volume={34},
  pages={378 - 385}
}
  • Alex Brito, Manuel Olivares, +2 authors Eva Hertrampf
  • Published in Food and nutrition bulletin 2013
  • Medicine
  • Background Iron deficiency is the most prevalent nutritional deficiency in the world, primarily affecting infants, young children, and women of childbearing age. Objective To evaluate the impact of the National Complementary Feeding Program (NCFP) on anemia and iron status in Chilean children aged 11 to 18 months. Methods Two studies were performed. The first study was performed at one public outpatient health center in Santiago, using data collected in 1999 (n = 128) and 2000 (n = 125), before… CONTINUE READING

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