Sight and Life Magazine, October 2021
Nutrient profiling models have the potential to address stunting and micronutrient deficiencies. Researchers and programmers should consider all forms of malnutrition, including inadequate intakes of vitamins and minerals, the lack of high quality protein intakes, and overweight and obesity. Creating regional or national criteria for acceptable amounts of critical nutrients is a key step for policy formation, behavior change strategies, and compliance. USAID Chief Nutritionist Shawn Baker is interviewed.