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Case Study on Ying Yang Bao: Improving complementary feeding for China’s children

Published by: MDG Achievement Fund and UNICEF

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This case study discusses the effects of the micronutrient sachets ”Ying Yang Bao (YYB)” intervention under the MDG Achievement Fund's (MDG-F) Joint Programme's thematic area, "Children, Food Security and Nutrition". YYB developed by the Chinese scientists are an in-home complementary food supplement fortified with iron, zinc, calcium, VA, VD and other nutrients in soy bean powder base. Results of intervention trials with YYB and the project evaluation continued to indicate that YYBs can significantly reduce the anaemia incidence, and improve stunting and intellectual development.

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SDGs Goal 2: Zero hunger Goal 3: Good health and well-being
Thematic Area
Food security and nutrition
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