Products: Overview | Severe acute malnutrition | Moderate acute malnutrition | Chronic malnutrition

Moderate acute malnutrition

It is defined by a moderate weight loss. If it goes untreated, it can lead to severe acute malnutrition.

VALID Nutrition has developed a Ready-to-Use Supplementary Food (RUSF), also called “Lipid-based Nutrient Supplement – Large Quantity or LNS-LQ” to treat moderate acute malnutrition in children over 6 months and adults:

RUSF Product Factsheet

Note: Breastfeeding is recommended until at least 24 months (exclusive up to 6 months). All VALID Nutrition products are for children > 6 months and do not replace breastfeeding.

Products: Overview | Severe acute malnutrition | Moderate acute malnutrition | Chronic malnutrition

Moderate acute malnutrition

It is defined by a moderate weight loss. If it goes untreated, it can lead to severe acute malnutrition.

VALID Nutrition has developed a Ready-to-Use Supplementary Food (RUSF), also called “Lipid-based Nutrient Supplement – Large Quantity or LNS-LQ” to treat moderate acute malnutrition in children over 6 months and adults:

RUSF Product Factsheet

Note: Breastfeeding is recommended until at least 24 months (exclusive up to 6 months). All VALID Nutrition products are for children > 6 months and do not replace breastfeeding.

At the Global Hunger Today Conference, Dr Steve Collins raised challenging questions about undue delays in the implementation of robust, scientific evidence that can transform the numbers of malnourished children receiving treatment within existing budgets.

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 recently unveiled by VALID Nutrition’s Founder, Dr Steve Collins.

Change Leader Interview: Dr. Steve Collins

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