Interventions targeting child undernutrition in developing countries may be undermined by dietary exposure to aflatoxin

  title={Interventions targeting child undernutrition in developing countries may be undermined by dietary exposure to aflatoxin},
  author={Sinead Watson and Yun Yun Gong and Michael N. Routledge},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition},
  pages={1963 - 1975}
ABSTRACT Child undernutrition, a form of malnutrition, is a major public health burden in developing countries. Supplementation interventions targeting the major micronutrient deficiencies have only reduced the burden of child undernutrition to a certain extent, indicating that there are other underlying determinants that need to be addressed. Aflatoxin exposure, which is also highly prevalent in developing countries, may be considered an aggravating factor for child undernutrition. Increasing… 

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