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L Johnson-Down

Food Insecurity Is Linked to Dietary Intake but Not Growth of Children in the Caribbean

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.586
Pages: 
421-6
Synopsis: 
In this cross-sectional study among 390 Caribbean children, 24% of the children lived in food insecure households. Household food insecurity was associated with lower intake of protein and zinc, and anemia among children but not growth.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To examine food insecurity and its relationship with children’s nutritional health.

Accepted: 
11 Aug, 2017
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e-Published: 15 Aug, 2017
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