Fortified complementary foods with or without alpha-amylase treatment increase hemoglobin but do not reduce breast milk intake of 9-mo-old Zambian infants.


BACKGROUND Malnutrition in late infancy in developing countries may result from poor-quality complementary foods that displace breast milk. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to assess the effects of fortified complementary blends of different energy densities on growth, hemoglobin concentrations, and breast milk intake of 9-mo-old Zambian infants… (More)


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