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Did you know?
Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) is the number one killer of children under five years of age. Nearly 20 million children around the world suffer from SAM. In fact, SAM kills 3.5 million children each year. That’s more than HIV, AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria combined.
Who is PB+J Foods
PB+J Foods is a non-profit organization designed to eradicate Severe Acute Malnutrition in underdeveloped nations. The name stands for (Peanut Butter and Jesus. What a creative way to use a commonly used acronym to tie in with a basic need like hunger. Their programs provide specially fortified foods for children suffering from SAM, medical treatment, and health education to those in need. Moreover, the programs they have developed
A Solution to Malnutrition
Ready to Use Therapeutic Foods (RUTF) are soft or crushable foods that can be consumed easily by children, from the age of six months, without the need of adding water. One type of RUTF is fortified peanut butter paste. This product is a high caloric food supplement consisting of peanut butter paste, powder milk, sugar, vegetable oil and a vitamin/mineral micro nutrient package. The peanuts contain mono-unsaturated fats, are easily digestible, and are high in zinc and protein, which greatly help the immune system. A great benefit to this type of RUTF is that it can be stored without refrigeration for months without spoiling and requires no cooking.
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