Topic: Snack Foods

Technical Brief (in Nepali): Factors associated with intra-household double and triple burden of malnutrition in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

This technical brief (in Nepali) provides an estimate of the prevalence of double and triple burden of malnutrition among mothers and young children in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Factors associated with intra-household double and triple burden of malnutrition are explored. Access the brief in English. Suggested citation: Helen Keller International (HKI). (2021). Factors associated with intra-household…

Technical Brief: Factors associated with intra-household double and triple burden of malnutrition in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

This technical brief provides an estimate of the prevalence of double and triple burden of malnutrition among mothers and young children in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Factors associated with intra-household double and triple burden of malnutrition are explored. Access the brief in Nepali. Suggested citation: Helen Keller International (HKI). (2021). Factors associated with intra-household double and…

Exploratory Analysis of Nutritional Quality and Metrics of Snack Consumption among Nepali Children during the Complementary Feeding Period

This paper published in the journal Nutrients in December 2019 used exploratory analysis to examine how nutritional quality of snacks consumed specifically between meals relates to overall dietary adequacy and total energy intakes for young children during the complementary feeding period. In addition, the paper explores different metrics of snack consumption to understand correlations with dietary outcomes.…

Commercial Snack Food and Beverage Consumption Prevalence among Children 6–59 Months in West Africa

This paper summarizing patterns in commercial snack food consumption in 4 West African countries was published in November 2019 in the Journal Nutrients. Abstract Consumption of commercial snack food and beverage products among infants, young, and school-aged children may have negative effects on child nutritional outcomes, as these foods are typically dense in energy but…

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…