DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2017.02.005
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Michael Wiafe Akenteng, Reginald Adjetey Annan, Herman Erick Lutterodt, Victoria Pearl Dzogbefia, Charles Apprey

Abstract: Abstract: Therapeutic foods for the treatment of malnutrition in children under age 5 years are mostly imported from developed countries by developing countries like Ghana. This comes with huge cost and puts pressure on health authorities when these supplies are limited. The objective of this study was therefore to develop and evaluate therapeutic food made from locally agricultural produce (banana, coconut water, soybean, sugar and vegetable oil) for the management of severely acute malnutrition in children …

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