oa South African Medical Journal - Evaluation of high-protein supplements in children with protein energy malnutrition
|Article Title||Evaluation of high-protein supplements in children with protein energy malnutrition|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Metabolic and Nutrition Research Unit, Baragwanath Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg **Department of Paediatrics, Baragwanath Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Apr 1979|
|Pages||715 - 718|
|Keyword(s)||Biochemistry, Cost comparison, Dietetics, High-protein supplements, Nutrition, Paediatrics and Protein energy malnutrition|
The present study was designed to test the comparative efficacy of cow's milk, a protein, vitamin and mineral mixture (PVM) and soybean textured vegetable protein (SOMOS) as supplements to maize meal porridge in the dietary treatment of children with protein energy malnutrition (PEM).
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