Global dietary patterns and diets in childhood: implications for health outcomes.

@article{Allen2012GlobalDP,
  title={Global dietary patterns and diets in childhood: implications for health outcomes.},
  author={Lindsay Helen Allen},
  journal={Annals of nutrition & metabolism},
  year={2012},
  volume={61 Suppl 1},
  pages={29-37}
}
This article provides an overview of child feeding recommendations and how these relate to actual practice and dietary adequacy, primarily in developing countries. From birth to 6 months, recommendations focus on optimal breastfeeding practices, although these are still suboptimal in about one third of infants in developing countries. From 6 months of age, breast milk can no longer meet all the nutrient requirements of the child, so from 6 months through at least 24 months, the recommendation… CONTINUE READING
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