Tag Archives: chronic malnutrition

Reflections on the INCAP Oriente Longitudinal Study of early life nutrition: An interview with Aryeh Stein

Aryeh Stein, MPH, PhD, is a nutritional epidemiologist and Professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health of the Rollins School of Public Health at Read More

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Height and herencia in rural Guatemala, part 2: Fetal and newborn growth

In a previous entry on this site, I argued that herencia (“inheritence”) cannot explain the extremely high rates of child stunting observed in rural Guatemala. Using archaeologic, epidemiologic, and Read More

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UNICEF Director calls Stunting the “Crisis You’ve Never Heard Of”

Anthony Lake, the executive director of UNICEF, has just published a great opinion piece about stunting, or chronic child malnutrition. You can read the full Read More

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Lipid Based Nutrient Supplements for Children

Lipid based nutrient supplements (LNS) are perhaps one of the most exciting, and potentially transformative emerging technologies for the treatment of chronic malnutrition. LNS preparations Read More

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