Taburia, Supplement Overcome Malnutrition

Written By waluyo on Saturday, April 16, 2011 | 5:15 PM

This supplement contains 12 vitamins and four minerals are essential for child development.

For developing countries like Indonesia, malnutrition remains a serious problem. According to the World Bank reposition Nutrition as Central to Development in 2006, Indonesia including the country where people have problems of nutrition.

Not only is malnutrition due to lack of protein, vitamin A, iron, iodine, but also of excess nutrients that lead to obesity. Data for 2010 calls, there were still 17.9 percent of children suffer from the problem. Malnutrition as much as 4.9 percent and 13 percent severe malnutrition.

Tackle the problem, the government launched a nutritional supplement to improve the standard of nutrition Taburia community, especially in children. These supplements are easily processed. Even just sprinkled on food.

Taburia is in addition to a multivitamin and multimineral to meet the nutritional needs of infants aged 6-24 months. Giving Taburia intended to help children grow and develop optimally, increase endurance, increase appetite, prevent anemia and to prevent nutrient deficiencies.

That's because the first two years of age toddlers are periods in which they develop brain tissue so it is very influential in its growth during life.

Not only practical, Taburia also able to meet the 12 vitamins and minerals much needed four children, namely iodine, zinc, selenium and iron.

Although it can be blended at any kind of food, Taburia not be mixed with watery foods such as milk, tea, soup because it will be lumpy. And can not be mixed with hot foods because of fat that coats the iron will be damaged, and cause discomfort.

However, consumption Taburia can make constipation and black stools so that children are encouraged to drink more water.

Currently, Taburia can be obtained for free at the neighborhood health center-posyandu on 24 districts in North Sumatra, South Sumatra, NTB, NTT, West Kalimantan and South Sulawesi. Taburia giving any priority to children aged 6-24 months from a poor family.

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