The effects of nutritional supplementation on the diets of low-income families at risk of malnutrition.

@article{Overholt1982TheEO,
  title={The effects of nutritional supplementation on the diets of low-income families at risk of malnutrition.},
  author={Catherine Overholt and Stephen G. Sellers and Jos{\'e} Obdulio Mora and B de Paredes and M{\'o}nica Herrera},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1982},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={
          1153-61
        }
}
  • Catherine Overholt, Stephen G. Sellers, +2 authors Mónica Herrera
  • Published in
    The American journal of…
    1982
  • Medicine
  • Protein-energy malnutrition in synergism with infection is a major problem for most developing countries, and inadequate food consumption is a critical factor in its development. Food supplementation programs can improve nutrient consumption but may also have unintended consequences. Changes in consumption of foods as well as nutrients need to be identified and evaluated. The effects of a food supplementation program on family diet patterns and protein-energy intake were investigated using data… CONTINUE READING

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