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Effects of common illnesses on infants' energy intakes from breast milk and other foods during longitudinal community-based studies in Huascar (Lima), Peru.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2239775     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
To assess the effects of common infections on dietary intake, 131 Peruvian infants were observed longitudinally. Home surveillance for illness symptoms was completed thrice weekly, and food and breast-milk consumption was measured during 1615 full-day observations. Mean (+/- SD) energy intakes on symptom-free days were 557 +/- 128 kcal/d (92.4 +/- 26.5 kcal.kg-1.d-1) for infants aged less than 181 d and 638 +/- 193 kcal/d (77.7 +/- 25.7 kcal.kg-1.d-1) for infants aged greater than 180 d. Statistical models controlling for infant age, season of the year, and individual showed significant 5-6% decreases in total energy intake during diarrhea or fever. There were no changes with illness in the frequency of breast-feeding, total suckling time, or amount of breast-milk energy consumed. By contrast, energy intake from non-breast-milk sources decreased by 20-30% during diarrhea and fever, and the small decrements in total energy consumption during illness were explained entirely by reduced consumption of non-breast-milk foods.
Authors:
K H Brown; R Y Stallings; H C de Kanashiro; G Lopez de Romaña; R E Black
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of clinical nutrition     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0002-9165     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Clin. Nutr.     Publication Date:  1990 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-12-21     Completed Date:  1990-12-21     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376027     Medline TA:  Am J Clin Nutr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1005-13     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM; J    
Affiliation:
Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis 95616.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Age Factors
Analysis of Variance
Breast Feeding
Diarrhea / physiopathology
Eating*
Energy Intake
Fever / physiopathology
Humans
Infant
Infant Food*
Infection / physiopathology*
Longitudinal Studies
Milk, Human*
Models, Statistical
Peru
Regression Analysis
Respiratory Tract Infections / physiopathology
Seasons
Suburban Population

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