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Plumpy'nut conforms to the UN definition of a Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food ( RUTF), and it is RUTFs that allow what the above quote describes.

Plumpynut is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Plumpynut books and related discussion.

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Plumpy 'nut: history and evolution
Origin of plumpy' nut: failed attempts to produce a solid F100-like bar. F100 fat content very high: > 30%.
BP 100 OR PLUMPY NUT? Introduction. MSF is running 6 feeding centers in Faryab province.
Saved by Plumpy-nut!.pub
Plumpynut is a paste which is made with peanuts, milk, oil, sugar
A Qualitative Investigation of Plumpynut® Consumption and Access
A Qualitative Investigation of Plumpynut® Consumption and Access in Adults enrolled in an MoH/MSF HIV Programme in Kenya. Filippo Dibari *, **.

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RI company battling malnutrition with Plumpy'nut
Edesia in Providence makes a product called Plumpy'nut, which contains enough ingredients to save the life of a starving child. (more) The machines inside Edesia headquarters in Providence run nearly non-stop.
Medical Screenings, Clean Water, and Plumpy'nut
A paste made from peanuts and powdered skim milk are just two of the nutritious ingredients found in Plumpy'nut®, a lifesaving ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF), created in 1999 by French scientist and pediatrician André Briend.
Plumpy'Nut: Just How Much Can This Peanut Paste Reduce Hunger?
Dr. Sanjay Gupta recently penned a piece for CNN describing how Plumpy'Nut, a peanut paste, is helping children in Somalia that are suffering from severe hunger.
Health Matters: Peanut Butter Feeds Children
Welcome to the Plumpy Nut factory in Providence, Rhode Island. Plumpy Nut is peanut butter fortified with milk, vitamins and minerals. The non-profit says three servings of Plumpy Nut a day can save the life of a starving child in Africa.
Could Yemen be the Next Somalia?
Take for instance the miracle food plumpy'nut, which needs to be in full supply in Yemen to treat child malnutrition. Dr. Sharhan says, "Children who have received plumpy'nut were cured from malnutrition within 45 days maximum...s

Suggested Web Resources

Plumpy'nut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Plumpy'nut is a peanut-based paste in a plastic wrapper for treatment of severe acute malnutrition manufactured by a French company, Nutriset.
A Life Saver Called "Plumpynut" - CBS News
Oct 21, 2007 60 Minutes on CBS News: A Life Saver Called "Plumpynut" - Anderson Cooper Reports On A Nutritional Breakthrough.
Could a Peanut Paste Called Plumpy'nut End Malnutrition
Sep 2, 2010 An easy-to-produce paste may help cure malnourishment around the world. But who owns the recipe?
Plumpy'nut - Nutriset
Plumpy'nut® has a nutritional value equal to that of F-100 therapeutic milk.
India blocks Unicef from using Plumpy'nut to treat malnutrition

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