Oct 6, 2012

Peanut Butter Medicine for Malnutrition

This peanut butter has a lot of extra ingredients: milk powder, oil, sugar and all the vitamins and minerals a growing child needs. 
After three or four weeks of eating this daily package of energy and nutrients, the children will be fine, she says.
The article is hereThis might be a solution for malnutrition problems in some other countries like Guatemala.  Thanks to Carlos Mendoza for the link. 
This recipe has transformed the treatment of malnutrition. A French doctor, Andre Briend, came up with it just over a decade ago. In much of the world, it's called Plumpy'Nut. Among specialists, it's called ready-to-use therapeutic food, or just RUTF.

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