Papers on nutritious complementary feeding to improve nutrition and prevent childhood undernutrition

nigerstudyThese papers are part of Supplement of MCN on Policy, Program and Innovation in Complementary Feeding sponsored by Sight and Life.

They are free access and provide evidence from research on nutritious complementary feeding for the prevention of childhood undernutrition.

Links to the papers are available via Sight and Life website at Supplement for MCN on Policy, Program and Innovation in Complementary Feeding

Links to the individual papers are also provided below.

Saskia de Pee. Editorial: Special nutritious solutions to enhance complementary feeding. Link

Roland Kupka. The role of folate in malaria – implications for home fortification programmes among children aged 6–59 months. Link

Joel Segrè, Kim Winnard, Teweldebrhan Hailu Abrha, Yewelsew Abebe, David Shilane and Karin Lapping. Willingness to pay for lipid-based nutrient supplements for young children in four urban sites of Ethiopia. Link

Mary Arimond, Mamane Zeilani, Svenja Jungjohann, Kenneth H. Brown, Per Ashorn, Lindsay H. Allen and Kathryn G. Dewey. Considerations in developing lipid-based nutrient supplements for prevention of undernutrition: experience from the International Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements (iLiNS) Project (pages 31–61) Link

Carolyn Lesorogol, Sherlie Jean-Louis, Jamie Green and Lora Iannotti. Preventative lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS) and young child feeding practices: findings from qualitative research in Haiti (pages 62–76) Link

Maria Elena D. Jefferds, Kelsey R. Mirkovic, Giri Raj Subedi, Saba Mebrahtu, Pradiumna Dahal and Cria G. Perrine. Predictors of micronutrient powder sachet coverage in Nepal (pages 77–89). Souheila Abbeddou, Sonja Y. Hess, Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez, Jérôme W. Somé, Stephen A. Vosti, Rosemonde M. Guissou, Jean-Bosco Ouédraogo and Kenneth H. Brown. Comparison of methods to assess adherence to small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements (SQ-LNS) and dispersible tablets among young Burkinabé children participating in a community-based intervention trial (pages 90–104) Link

Abel H. Irena, Paluku Bahwere, Victor O. Owino, ElHadji I. Diop, Max O. Bachmann, Clara Mbwili-Muleya, Filippo Dibari, Kate Sadler and Steve Collins. Comparison of the effectiveness of a milk-free soy-maize-sorghum-based ready-to-use therapeutic food to standard ready-to-use therapeutic food with 25% milk in nutrition management of severely acutely malnourished Zambian children: an equivalence non-blinded cluster randomised controlled trial (pages 105–119) Link

Ahmed S. Rahman, Tahmeed Ahmed, Faiz Ahmed, Mohammad S. Alam, Mohammad A. Wahed and David A. Sack. Double-blind cluster randomised controlled trial of wheat flour chapatti fortified with micronutrients on the status of vitamin A and iron in school-aged children in rural Bangladesh (pages 120–131) Link

Charles Mangani, Kenneth Maleta, John Phuka, Yin Bun Cheung, Chrissie Thakwalakwa, Kathryn Dewey, Mark Manary, Taneli Puumalainen and Per Ashorn. Effect of complementary feeding with lipid-based nutrient supplements and corn–soy blend on the incidence of stunting and linear growth among 6- to 18-month-old infants and children in rural Malawi (pages 132–143) Link

Chrissie M. Thakwalakwa, Per Ashorn, John C. Phuka, Yin Bun Cheung, André Briend and Kenneth M. Maleta. Impact of lipid-based nutrient supplements and corn–soy blend on energy and nutrient intake among moderately underweight 8–18-month-old children participating in a clinical trial (pages 144–150) Link

Tanja Barth-Jaeggi, Diego Moretti, Jane Kvalsvig, Penny A. Holding, Jane Njenga, Alice Mwangi, Meera K. Chhagan, Christophe Lacroix and Michael B. Zimmermann. In-home fortification with 2.5 mg iron as NaFeEDTA does not reduce anaemia but increases weight gain: a randomised controlled trial in Kenyan infants (pages 151–162). Link

Scott B. Ickes, Linda S. Adair, Catherine A. Brahe, Harsha Thirumurthy, Baguma Charles, Jennifer A. Myhre, Margaret E. Bentley and Alice S. Ammerman. Impact of lipid-based nutrient supplementation (LNS) on children’s diet adequacy in Western Uganda (pages 163–178) Link

Visith Chavasit, Suparat Porasuphatana, Umaporn Suthutvoravut, Christroph Zeder and Richard Hurrell. Iron bioavailability in 8–24-month-old Thai children from a micronutrient-fortified quick-cooking rice containing ferric ammonium citrate or a mixture of ferrous sulphate and ferric sodium ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (pages 179–187) Link

Akoto K. Osei, Pooja Pandey, David Spiro, Debendra Adhikari, Nancy Haselow, Caroline De Morais and Dale Davis. Adding multiple micronutrient powders to a homestead food production programme yields marginally significant benefit on anaemia reduction among young children in Nepal (pages 188–202) Link

Valerie L. Flax, Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Greg A. Reinhart and Margaret E. Bentley. Provision of lipid-based nutrient supplements to Honduran children increases their dietary macro- and micronutrient intake without displacing other foods (pages 203–213) Link

Melissa Bauserman, Adrien Lokangaka, Kule-Koto Kodondi, Justin Gado, Anthony J. Viera, Margaret E. Bentley, Cyril Engmann, Antoinette Tshefu and Carl Bose. Caterpillar cereal as a potential complementary feeding product for infants and young children: nutritional content and acceptability (pages 214–220) Link

Elsmari Nel, Herculina S. Kruger, Jeannine Baumgartner, Mieke Faber and Cornelius M. Smuts. Differential ferritin interpretation methods that adjust for inflammation yield discrepant iron deficiency prevalence (pages 221–228) Link

Maria Elena D. Jefferds and Rafael Flores-Ayala. Introducing a new monitoring manual for home fortification and strengthening capacity to monitor nutrition interventions (pages 229–233) Link

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