Specially formulated foods for treating children with moderate acute malnutrition in low- and middle-income countries.

@article{Lazzerini2013SpeciallyFF,
  title={Specially formulated foods for treating children with moderate acute malnutrition in low- and middle-income countries.},
  author={Marzia Lazzerini and Laura Rubert and Paola Pani},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={6},
  pages={CD009584}
}
BACKGROUND Moderate acute malnutrition, also called moderate wasting, affects around 10% of children under five years of age in low- and middle-income countries. There are different approaches to addressing malnutrition with prepared foods in these settings; for example, providing lipid-based nutrient supplements or blended foods, either a full daily dose or in a low dose as a complement to the usual diet. There is no definitive consensus on the most effective way to treat children with… CONTINUE READING