Episode Summary

In this episode of AJCN In Press, AJCN’s Inaugural Dennis M. Bier Young Career Editor, Kevin C. Klatt, PhD, RD chats with members of the all-star, global team behind the recent November 2021 Issue Supplement of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, focusing on the impact of small quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements (SQ-LNS) in global child health. In this conversation, Dr. Klatt and the author team discuss the rationale behind utilizing SQ-LNS, the strengths of individual participant data meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials, and their findings related to SQ-LNS’ impact on malnutrition, growth, developmental outcomes and micronutrient status. 

The full Issue Supplement discussed in this podcast can be found here. An additional previous manuscript published in AJCN and mentioned in the podcast assessing the impact of SQ-LNS on all cause-mortality can be found here.

Be sure to connect with us on Twitter: Dr. Klatt, members of the authorship team (tagged throughout this thread from Dr. Stewart) and AJCN. Find all of the publications from the American Society for Nutrition (@nutritionorg@jnutritionorg) at our website.

See also full journal supplement: Volume 114, Issue Supplement_1, November 2021

See also journal article: Lipid-based nutrient supplements and all-cause mortality in children 6–24 months of age: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials