Clinical trial of home available, mixed diets versus a lactose-free, soy-protein formula for the dietary management of acute childhood diarrhea.

@article{Alarcon1991ClinicalTO,
  title={Clinical trial of home available, mixed diets versus a lactose-free, soy-protein formula for the dietary management of acute childhood diarrhea.},
  author={P. Alarcon and Richard Montoya and Franz Perez and J W Dongo and Janet M Peerson and Kenneth H. Brown},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={1991},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={224-32}
}
A randomized clinical trial was completed to study the severity, duration, and nutritional outcome of acute diarrhea in 85 Peruvian children between 5 and 24 months of age who received a soy-protein-isolate, lactose-free formula (group SF) or one of two mixtures of home-available foods, all in amounts up to 110 kcal/kg of body weight/day. The mixed diets contained either wheat flour, pea flour, carrot flour, sucrose, and vegetable oil (group WP) or potato flour, dried whole milk, carrot flour… CONTINUE READING