oa South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition - The acceptability and intake of lipid-based pastes as a food supplement in a South African context : short report

Volume 26, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1607-0658
  • E-ISSN: 2221-1268



This descriptive study included 103 children aged 12-60 months, 39 older children and 291 adults, and was performed to assess the sensory acceptability of a lipid-based food supplement. Lipid-based pastes were found to be highly acceptable, although concern exists regarding the recommended portion sizes, especially for young children with poor appetite.

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