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Retention of Β- Carotene, Iron and Zinc in Solar Dried Amaranth Leaves in Kajiado County, Kenya
(Global Society of Scientific Research and Researchers, 2014)
Amaranth is one of the underutilized vegetable with high nutritive value. Availability of amaranth leaves is seasonal and therefore preservation for use in other seasons is necessary. Solar drying is one of the recommended ...
Zinc, iron and calcium are major limiting nutrients in the complementary diets of rural Kenyan children
(JohnWiley & Sons Ltd, 2016)
Poor quality infant and young child (IYC) diets contribute to chronic under-nutrition. To design effective IYC nutrition interventions, an understanding of the extent to which realistic food-based strategies can improve ...
A comparative study on dietary practices, morbidity patterns and nutrition status of HIV/AIDS infected and non-infected pre-school children in Kibera slum, Kenya
Objectives: The impact of HIV and associated opportunistic infections compounded by inappropriate dietary practices among children leads to under nutrition and micronutrient deficiencies associated with high morbidity and ...
Relationship between maternal knowledge on exclusive breastfeeding and breastfeeding practices among mothers with infants (0-6 months) in Kibera slums, Nairobi county, Nenya
(International Journal of Health Sciences and Research, 2016)
Background: Breast feeding is the best known way of providing ideal food for the healthy growth and development of the infants. Exclusive breastfeeding has been demonstrated to have profound benefits both short-term and ...
Context-specific complementary feeding recommendations developed using Optifood could improve the diets of breast-fed infants and young children from diverse livelihood groups in northern Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 2016)
Objective: To formulate age- and context-specific complementary feeding recommendations (CFR) for infants and young children (IYC) and to compare the potential of filling population-level nutrient gaps using common sets ...
Changes in Nutrient Content for β-Carotene, Iron and Zinc in Solar Dried and Stored Amaranthus cruentus Vegetables
(International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, 2014)
There is increasing need to store the nutrient rich amaranth leaves which are plenty during the wet season for use in dry season, but there is little information on the micronutrient stability on storage of vegetables ...