Adding milk, meat to diet dramatically improves nutrition for poor in Zambia

Adding livestock to poor households in developing countries such as Zambia is shown to improve their financial status, but how the addition of milk and meat to their diet effects their nutrition has not been studied. New research finds that adding a small amount of milk and meat to the diet dramatically improves the supply of nutrients — specifically protein, calcium, zinc, iron, vitamin A, B2, B12, and D….

Adding livestock to poor households in developing countries such as Zambia is shown to improve their financial status, but how the addition of milk and meat to their diet effects their nutrition has not been studied. New research finds that adding a small amount of milk and meat to the diet dramatically improves the supply of nutrients — specifically protein, calcium, zinc, iron, vitamin A, B2, B12, and D….