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Food sources of energy and nutrients in the diets of infants and toddlers in urban areas of China, based on one 24-hour dietary recallBMC Nutrition, 2015Food sources of nutrients in young children in China have been little investigated. The objective of this study was to understand feeding patterns of young children through an analysis of food sources of energy and nutrients in the diets of infants and toddlers living in urban areas in China.Document
Vitamin A supplementation programmes are missing children from scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. New evidence from IndiaBMC Nutrition, 2015Surveys have indicated that 62 % of preschool-age Indian children suffer from sub-clinical vitamin A deficiency (VAD), with a threefold higher prevalence of severe forms of VAD among children from schedule castes (SC) or schedule tribes (ST).DocumentOperational Research and Impact Evaluation, 2015This summary highlights findings and recommendations from operations research into how to strengthen the implementation of an Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) programme and to motivate behaviour change to improve IYCF practices in northern Nigeria.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2015This HEART helpdesk provides a rapid analysis of famines since 1980. It is divided into three sections:DocumentGlobal Alliance for Improved Nutrition, 2015More than two billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiency, otherwise known as hidden hunger. Hidden hunger is a lack of the vital micronutrients needed to live a health life. Hidden hunger is different from hunger in that it is caused by the consumption of a diet that lacks essential micronutrients.Document
Global Nutrition Report 2015: Actions and accountability to advance nutrition and sustainable developmentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2015Tackling, reducing, and even eliminating malnutrition in all of its forms should be considered an achievable priority for the world. This is a sentiment expressed in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), at the 2015 Nutrition for Growth (N4G) summit, and in this 2015 Global Nutrition Report.DocumentGlobal Health Action, 2015The research in this article aims to estimate maternal willingness to pay (WTP) for nutrition counseling services and to examine potential factors associated with their WTP. Data were drawn from an impact evaluation survey of 2,511 women with a child <2 years old from four provinces in Vietnam.Document
Assessment of Under Nutrition of Bangladeshi Adults Using Anthropometry: Can Body Mass Index Be Replaced by Mid-Upper-Arm-Circumference?PLoS ONE, 2015Body-mass-index (BMI) is widely accepted as an indicator of nutritional status in adults. Mid-upper-arm-circumference (MUAC) is another anthropometric-measure used primarily among children. The present study attempted to evaluate the use of MUAC as a simpler alternative to BMI cut-off <18.5 to detect adult undernutrition, and thus to suggest a suitable cut-off value.DocumentAdvances in Nutrition, 2015Despite consensus on actions to improve nutrition globally, less is known about how to operationalize the right mix of actions — nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive — equitably, at scale, in different contexts.DocumentOperational Research and Impact Evaluation, 2015This report presents findings from the operations research (OR) study which was conducted to identify barriers to attendance of the Maternal Neonatal and Child Health Weeks programme (MNCHW), in two states of northern Nigeria – Jigawa and Zamfara States.