Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9600

Maria Izabel Florindo Guedes

Phd, State University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil

  • Research Article   
    Nutritional Assessment in Children with Allergy to Cow's Milk Protein
    Author(s): Marília Porto Oliveira Nunes*, Amalia Maria Porto Lustosa, Hildênia Baltasar Ribeiro, Júlio César Chaves Nunes Filho and Maria Izabel Florindo Guedes

    Objective: To relate the nutritional status of children allergic to cow's milk protein to the factors that interfere in the nutritional deficit. Methodology: It is a descriptive cross-sectional and quantitative approach carried out in the outpatient clinic for food allergy of a Children’s Hospital in Ceara, whose sampling is non-probabilistic sample of convenience and includes children up to 48 months of age. The variables of interest were: sex, age, age at diagnosis, duration of exclusive breastfeeding, use of infant formula, weight and stature. The data collection was carried out from March to June 2015 through anthropometric measurements (weight and height) and the application of a semi-structured questionnaire. The statistical analysis related and associated all the variables, obtaining as a result significant p<0.05. Results: The study included 342 children with a me.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9600.21.11.1000801

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