What is it about?

Eating a grains, roots and tubers, legumes and nuts, dairy products, flesh foods, eggs, vitamin-A rich fruits and vegetables, and other fruits and vegetables provides all required nutrients for optimum health and growth. We have shown for the first time circumstances related with insufficient eating of a variety of food categories by infants and young children in Nepal.

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Why is it important?

Our findings help policy makers know that the least consumed food categories are eggs, and fleshy foods thus they should design educational activities targeting younger children, poor households in province 2 of Nepal


It was interesting working with a co-author who shares the same passion to improve children's diets in the developing countries

Mr Stanley Chitekwe

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This page is a summary of: Sociodemographic factors associated with inadequate food group consumption and dietary diversity among infants and young children in Nepal, PLoS ONE, March 2019, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213610.
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