Topic: Complementary Feeding

Dans la ville de Bandung, en Indonésie, les aliments de complément industriels commercialisés sont souvent décrits comme étant enrichis au fer mais contiennent moins de fer que la dose recommandée ou contiennent des formes sous-optimales de fer

This article was published in the Maternal & Child Nutrition Supplement: Marketing and Consumption of Commercial Foods Fed to Young Children in Low and Middle‐income Countries. Access abstract in English and Bahasa Indonesia.

បេ្រវ៉ាទ្បង់ រយៈពេល និងខ្លឹមសារនៃការឃោសនាផ្សាយពាណិជ្ជកម្មតាមទូរទស្សន៍ទៅលើ ផលិតផលជំនួសទឹកដោះម្តាយ និងផលិតផលអាហារបន្ថែមសម្រាប់ចិញ្ចឹមទារកនិងកុមារនៅក្នុងរាជធានីភ្នំពេញនៃប្រទេសកម្ពុជា និងទីក្រុងដាកានៃប្រទេសសេណេហ្គាល់

This article was published in the Maternal & Child Nutrition Supplement: Marketing and Consumption of Commercial Foods Fed to Young Children in Low and Middle‐income Countries. Access abstract in English and French.

Marketing and Consumption of Commercial Foods Fed to Young Children in Low and Middle‐income Countries

This June 2019 supplement issue of the journal Maternal & Child Nutrition includes findings from ARCH research into the role of commercial foods in the diets of young children and related national policy issues. Access the full supplement or click on each article below. Links include French translations of each paper’s abstract. Marketing and infant and young child…

High proportions of children under 3 years of age consume commercially produced snack foods and sugar‐sweetened beverages in Bandung City, Indonesia

This article was published in the Maternal & Child Nutrition Supplement: Marketing and Consumption of Commercial Foods Fed to Young Children in Low and Middle‐income Countries. Access abstract in Bahasa Indonesia and French. Abstract: Child undernutrition continues to be a national concern in Indonesia, whereas childhood overweight/obesity rises. Economic development has led to wide availability…

Unhealthy Snack Food and Beverage Consumption Is Associated with Lower Dietary Adequacy and Length-for-Age z-Scores among 12–23-Month-Olds in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

This articles was published in the Journal of Nutrition in July 2019. Abstract: Background Consumption of unhealthy snack foods and beverages (USFBs) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is rising, with global awareness increasing about risks of overnutrition. However, little is known about the relation between USFB consumption and young children’s diet/nutritional outcomes in contexts where…

Perceptions of commercial snack food and beverages for infant and young child feeding: A mixed‐methods study among caregivers in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

This article was published in the Maternal & Child Nutrition Supplement: Marketing and Consumption of Commercial Foods Fed to Young Children in Low and Middle‐income Countries. Abstract: Ensuring nutritious complementary feeding is vital for child nutrition. Prior research in Kathmandu Valley found high consumption rates of commercially produced snack foods among young children, which are…