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Community and International Nutrition A Multinutrient-Fortified Beverage Enhances the Nutritional Status of Children in Botswana 1 , 2

  title={Community and International Nutrition A Multinutrient-Fortified Beverage Enhances the Nutritional Status of Children in Botswana 1 , 2},
  author={Steven A. Abrams and A. M. Mushi and David C. Hilmers and Ian J Griffin and Penni Davila and Lindsay H Allen},
Due to their widespread acceptability, multinutrient-fortified foods and beverages may be useful in reducing micronutrient deficiencies, especially in developing countries. We studied the efficacy of a new fortified beverage in improving the nutritional status of children in Botswana. We screened 311 lower income urban school children, ages 6–11 y, in two primary schools near Gaborone. Children were given seven 240-mL servings weekly of either an experimental beverage (EXP) fortified with 12… 

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