Prevention of malnutrition among young children in rural Bangladesh by a food-health-care educational intervention: a randomized, controlled trial.

@article{Roy2007PreventionOM,
  title={Prevention of malnutrition among young children in rural Bangladesh by a food-health-care educational intervention: a randomized, controlled trial.},
  author={S. K. Roy and Saira Parveen Jolly and Sohana Shafique and George Joseph Fuchs and Zeba Mahmud and Barnali Chakraborty and Suchismita Roy},
  journal={Food and nutrition bulletin},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={375-83}
}
BACKGROUND As a result of inappropriate feeding, poor health and hygiene, and poor caring practices, the nutritional status of many young infants deteriorates with advancing age. OBJECTIVE To explore the effectiveness of a nutrition education package to prevent malnutrition among young children. METHODS A community-based, randomized, controlled trial was conducted among 605 normal and mildly malnourished children aged 6 to 9 months in 121 Community Nutrition Centers (CNCs) of the Bangladesh… CONTINUE READING
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