NNIW 100 Interviews: Eslam ElBaroudy

Growth & Development Malnutrition

Feeding difficulties in children can result in micronutrient deficiencies that impact physical growth, cognitive development, and immune function. Healthcare professionals play a crucial role in breaking this cycle. While nutrient supplementation is an option, ensuring compliance can be challenging. Fortification, adding essential nutrients to everyday foods during preparation and consumption, offers an effective solution to guarantee children receive the necessary micronutrients needed for optimal growth and development.