Chilean Experience with Fortified Children’s Formulas
In southern Latin America, as well as in other regions of the world where serious malnutrition exists, the problem is particularly acute among infants and preschool children. In Chile, in 1968, almost 30% of the children less than one year old showed some degree of malnutrition. This percentage increased gradually with age; by six years, almost 60% of the children were malnourished.
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