oa South African Medical Journal - Evaluation of high-protein supplements in children with protein energy malnutrition

Volume 55, Issue 18
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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