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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 39, Issue 6, pp 185–193 | Cite as

Effect of dietary supplementation with high protein biscuits on the nutritional status of pre-school children

  • S. S. Sail
  • D. G. Shah
  • S. K. Ambady
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Summary

A supplement in the form of biscuits providing approximately 125 calories, 6 G. protein and 2950 i.u. of vitamin A in addition to other nutrients was found to result in substantial improvement in the nutritional status of young children. The study shows the potential value of such supplements in alleviating malnutrition not only in young children but also in other groups such as convalescents and pregnant and lactating women.

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Kwashiorkor Thiochrome Good Quality Protein Groundnut Protein Salivary Amylase Activity 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. S. Sail
    • 1
  • D. G. Shah
    • 1
  • S. K. Ambady
    • 1
  1. 1.Boroda

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