Effectiveness of ready-to-use therapeutic food compared to a corn/soy-blend-based pre-mix for the treatment of childhood moderate acute malnutrition in Niger.

@article{Nackers2010EffectivenessOR,
  title={Effectiveness of ready-to-use therapeutic food compared to a corn/soy-blend-based pre-mix for the treatment of childhood moderate acute malnutrition in Niger.},
  author={Fabienne Nackers and France Broillet and Diakit{\'e} Oumarou and Ali Djibo and Val{\'e}rie Gaboulaud and Philippe J Guerin and Barbara Rusch and Rebecca F Grais and Val{\'e}rie Captier},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={56 6},
  pages={407-13}
}
Standard nutritional treatment of moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) relies on fortified blended flours though their importance to treat this condition is a matter of discussion. With the newly introduced World Health Organization growth standards, more children at an early stage of malnutrition will be treated following the dietary protocols as for severe acute malnutrition, including ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF). We compared the effectiveness of RUTF and a corn/soy-blend (CSB)-based… CONTINUE READING

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