oa South African Medical Journal - An assessment of the nutritive value of 'multi-purpose food' (formula C) in the treatment of convalescent kwashiorkor patients
|Article Title||An assessment of the nutritive value of 'multi-purpose food' (formula C) in the treatment of convalescent kwashiorkor patients|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 National Nutrition Research Institute, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria and Department of Paediatrics, University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jun 1965|
|Pages||495 - 498|
|Keyword(s)||Assessment, Convalescent kwashiorkor patients, Food science, Formula C, Multi-purpose food, Nutrition and Nutritive value|
The efficacy of maize meal diets containing supplements of Multi-purpose Food (MPF), multi-purpose Food with additional vitamins (MPF and VS) and dried skimmed milk in the treatment of convalescent kwashiorkor patients was compared in 36 patients divided at random into 3 groups, of whom 7 were later excluded because they developed incidental infections.
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