The Effects of Lipid Nutrient Supplement (LNS) Feedings on the Improvement of Vitamin A and Zinc Levels on Children in Nusa Tenggara Timur Province
Available Online September 2017.
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- Lipid Nutrient Suplement, Feedings, Zinc Levels
- The aim of this study is to assess the effects of Lipid Nutrient Supplement LNS feedings on the improvement of vitamin A and zinc deficiency levels on children who aged between 6-23 months in South Middle Timor District of Nusa Tenggara Timur Province. The design of this research is Quasi experiment which is divided into 3 groups, which are; fed by LNS, fed by weaning/complementary food (MP ASI and control group which has not acquired the treatment but attained behavior communication change and vermicide.The population of the research is the family who has children between 6 - 23 months of age and live in development areas of World Food Program in se-lected study locations. The subjects of the research are children between 6-23 months of age as many as 270 babies, by measuring the variable of vitamin A (RBP), zinc, protein, iron and vitamin C levels. It was found that most of the nutritional intake before the intervention (zinc, vitamin A, protein, ion and vitamin C) was in-sufficient. The result of the study showed that the family's characteristic in term of parent's occupation was related to the children nutrition. It was found that there is a significant effect before and after the intervention on the LNS group and MP-ASI. The significant improvement is obtained by LNS group and MP-ASI for vitamin A and zinc.
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TY - CONF AU - Andi Maryam PY - 2017/09 DA - 2017/09 TI - The Effects of Lipid Nutrient Supplement (LNS) Feedings on the Improvement of Vitamin A and Zinc Levels on Children in Nusa Tenggara Timur Province PB - Atlantis Press SP - 230 EP - 233 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icest-17.2017.75 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icest-17.2017.75 ID - Maryam2017/09 ER -