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Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
Volume 2012, Article ID 764504, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/764504
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Effects of a Cereal and Soy Dietary Formula on Rehabilitation of Undernourished Children at Ouagadougou, in Burkina Faso

1Centre Médical Saint Camille de Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
2Centre de Recherche Biomoléculaire Pietro Annigoni, Saint Camille-CERBA/LABIOGENE-Ouagadougou, Université de Ouagadougou, 03 BP 7021 Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso
3University of Brescia, Piazza Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia, Italy

Received 31 May 2011; Revised 5 October 2011; Accepted 14 October 2011

Academic Editor: Frank Thies

Copyright © 2012 Zoenabo Douamba et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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