Milk products in the dietary management of childhood undernutrition – a historical review

@article{Scherbaum2017MilkPI,
  title={Milk products in the dietary management of childhood undernutrition – a historical review},
  author={Veronika Scherbaum and Mohammed Srour},
  journal={Nutrition Research Reviews},
  year={2017},
  volume={31},
  pages={71 - 84}
}
Abstract The present narrative review outlines the use of milk products in infant and young child feeding from early history until today and illustrates how research findings and technical innovations contributed to the evolution of milk-based strategies to combat undernutrition in children below the age of 5 years. From the onset of social welfare initiatives, dairy products were provided by maternal and child health services to improve nutrition. During the last century, a number of… 

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