Effect of dietary viscosity on energy intake by breast-fed and non-breast-fed children during and after acute diarrhea.


To determine the effect of dietary viscosity on energy consumption by young children, 56 Peruvian children 9-20 mo of age with acute diarrhea were randomly assigned to either a liquid or semisolid diet, with or without added amylase to reduce viscosity. Intakes of the study diet, breast milk, and other foods were measured for 2 consecutive d during and… (More)


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