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Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 127
Published: 01 February 2024
10.1159/000534911
EISBN: 978-3-318-07341-6
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 126
Published: 23 May 2023
10.1159/000527936
EISBN: 978-3-318-07246-4
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 125
Published: 27 April 2022
10.1159/000521775
EISBN: 978-3-318-07043-9
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 123
Published: 14 September 2021
10.1159/000516450
EISBN: 978-3-318-06929-7
Book Chapter
Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 95
Published: 12 January 2021
10.1159/000511514
EISBN: 978-3-318-06866-5
... composition, the period of breastfeeding, and the complex transition from breastfeeding and weaning to complementary feeds, and then moving to the family/adult diet. There has also been a strong perception that, once a child has become stunted or wasted in the first 2 years of life, there is little hope...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 120
Published: 25 February 2020
10.1159/000503651
EISBN: 978-3-318-06651-7
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 119
Published: 11 February 2019
10.1159/000494315
EISBN: 978-3-318-06446-9
Book Chapter
Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 89
Published: 06 August 2018
10.1159/000486496
EISBN: 978-3-318-06352-3
... Abstract Stunting of linear growth, a highly prevalent problem in children of low- and middle-income countries, is the result of the exposure of the fetus and/or young child to nutritional deficiencies and infectious diseases. Maternal undernutrition results in fetal growth restriction...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 117
Published: 08 February 2018
10.1159/000484505
EISBN: 978-3-318-06305-9
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 116
Published: 10 February 2017
10.1159/000452190
EISBN: 978-3-318-05962-5
Book Chapter
Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 81
Published: 19 June 2015
10.1159/000365807
EISBN: 978-3-318-02769-3
... this hypothesis. Given the complex interplay of factors leading to stunting, multisectoral interventions are likely required. Improving WASH in addition to infant feeding may be one approach to improve the growth and developmental potential of infants in developing countries. Globally, 165 million...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 78
Published: 27 January 2014
10.1159/000354930
EISBN: 978-3-318-02531-6
... Abstract Stunting and wasting provide indicators of different nutritional deficiency problems, the causes of which are well established. Underweight based on weight-for-age cannot distinguish between these two and is therefore not useful to target programs and has limited value for tracking...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 71
Published: 24 January 2013
10.1159/000342592
EISBN: 978-3-318-02270-4
.... Just as low birthweight is a convenient but imperfect indicator of the outcome of a pregnancy, underweight and stunting are limited as indicators for nutrition programs for young children. For one thing, micronutrient deficiencies do not always contribute to stunting, even if they are causally linked...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 91
Published: 13 March 2019
10.1159/000493693
EISBN: 978-3-318-06403-2
... Abstract We live in a world of paradoxes: one half of the world is overweight or obese with abundant access to food and the other half undernourished due to poor food access. It has been estimated that nearly 36% of children in Asia are stunted. Worldwide, approximately 1 in 4 children under...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 78
Published: 27 January 2014
10.1159/000354935
EISBN: 978-3-318-02531-6
... that the interventions required to address stunting are different from those needed to reduce underweight and wasting. In most developing regions, there is a coexistence between underweight and stunting in infants and children, while in the adult population it may be overweight and stunting. Malnutrition in all its...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 93
Published: 26 February 2020
10.1159/000503315
EISBN: 978-3-318-06649-4
... Abstract Malnutrition during the first years of life has immediate adverse health consequences, including increased mortality risk, and impaired long-term health and capacities. Undernutrition is an important contributor to poor linear growth, stunting, which affects over 149 million children...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 63
Published: 17 March 2009
10.1159/000209975
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9010-5
..., unhealthy food habits, low birthweight, and stunting. Stunting is of particular concern as longitudinal and cross-sectional studies of stunted adolescents have shown a high susceptibility to gain central fat, lower fat oxidation, and lower resting and postprandial energy expenditure. In addition, higher...