Culturally appropriate nutrition education improves infant feeding and growth in rural Sichuan, China.

@article{Guldan2000CulturallyAN,
  title={Culturally appropriate nutrition education improves infant feeding and growth in rural Sichuan, China.},
  author={Georgia S. Guldan and H. Christina Fan and Xi Ma and Zhaohui Ni and Xiao-juan Xiang and Mao Zhi Tang},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={130 5},
  pages={1204-11}
}
Chinese studies indicate that the growth of rural infants and children lags behind that of their urban counterparts after 4 mo of age and that the gap is widening. However, the rural areas are home to >85% of China's 300 million children. Clearly, culturally appropriate rural complementary feeding interventions are needed to close the growth and health gaps. After a 1990 survey of infants in rural Sichuan confirmed that poor infant feeding practices rather than inadequate household food… CONTINUE READING

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