Project

The effect of a lang-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and mirconutrients enriched complementary food on growth and development of infants in Ethiopia

Duration
12 October 2009 → 11 October 2012
Funding
Federal funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Other chemical sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Public health care
    • Public health sciences
    • Public health services
    • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Food sciences and (bio)technology
Keywords
micronutrients infants long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids complementary food
 
Project description

This PhD proposal includes twe research activities: 1) the development of an optimized - long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and micronutrients enriched - complementary food, and 2) the effect of the consumption of the optimized complementary food on growth and development of infants. The results will provide proof of concept for the development of a food-based complementary food with local foods.