Prevention of Acute Malnutrition: Distribution of Special Nutritious Foods and Cash, and Addressing Underlying Causes—What to Recommend When, Where, for Whom, and How

@article{Pee2015PreventionOA,
  title={Prevention of Acute Malnutrition: Distribution of Special Nutritious Foods and Cash, and Addressing Underlying Causes—What to Recommend When, Where, for Whom, and How},
  author={Saskia de Pee and Rebecca F Grais and Bridget Fenn and Rebecca Brown and Andr{\'e} Briend and Jacqueline Frize and Jeremy Shoham and Lynnda Kiess},
  journal={Food and Nutrition Bulletin},
  year={2015},
  volume={36},
  pages={S24 - S29}
}
  • Saskia de Pee, Rebecca F Grais, +5 authors Lynnda Kiess
  • Published in Food and nutrition bulletin 2015
  • Medicine
  • Food and Nutrition Bulletin
  • Acute malnutrition is associated with increased morbidity and mortality risk. When episodes are prolonged or frequent, acute malnutrition is also associated with poor growth and development, which contributes to stunting. Nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive strategies to prevent undernutrition during the first 1,000 days from conception to 24 months of age can reduce the risks of wasting, stunting, and micronutrient deficiencies. Under circumstances that exacerbate the underlying causes… CONTINUE READING

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