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Consuming cassava as a staple food places children 2-5 years old at risk for inadequate protein intake, an observational study in Kenya and Nigeria

  • Kevin Stephenson1,
  • Rachel Amthor1,
  • Sally Mallowa2,
  • Rhoda Nungo2,
  • Busie Maziya-Dixon3,
  • Simon Gichuki2,
  • Ada Mbanaso4 and
  • Mark Manary1Email author
Nutrition Journal20109:9

DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-9-9

Received: 11 September 2009

Accepted: 26 February 2010

Published: 26 February 2010

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Original Submission
11 Sep 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Oct 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - EC Henley
22 Oct 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Joe Millward
23 Oct 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Delphin Diasolua Ngudi
13 Nov 2009 Author responded Author comments - Mark Manary
Resubmission - Version 3
13 Nov 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 3
30 Nov 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - EC Henley
8 Dec 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Joe Millward
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
26 Feb 2010 Editorially accepted
26 Feb 2010 Article published 10.1186/1475-2891-9-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital
Kenya Agricultural Research Insititute
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
National Root Crops Research Institute