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VALID Nutrition’s inspiring and innovative research is unveiled at IUNS 21st International Conference of Nutrition in Buenos Aires

In Under-nutrition on October 27, 2017 at 6:46 pm

by Ciara O’Brien | Oct 25, 2017  (Valid Nutrition)

VALID Nutrition’s inspiring and innovative research is unveiled at IUNS 21st International Conference of Nutrition in Buenos Aires

The ground-breaking results from a clinical trial of a Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) product made without milk or animal source protein and undertaken in Malawi in 2016, were unveiled by VALID Nutrition’s Founder, Dr Steve Collins, at the IUNS 21st International Conference on Nutrition (15th – 20th October 2017). The Soy-Maize-Sorghum (SMS) based recipe has been in development for over ten years, involving three large randomised controlled clinical trials and considerable investment from several stakeholders including Japan’s International Cooperation Agency, the Global Innovation Fund, Irish Aid and the PRANA Foundation.

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