Plumpy'nut facts for kids
|Nutritional value per serving|
|Serving size||92 g|
|Energy||2,100 kJ (500 kcal)|
|Ingredients||peanut paste, vegetable oil,
powdered milk, powdered sugar,
|Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults.
Source: Nutriset, France
Plumpy'Nut is a peanut-based paste wrapped in plastic, used to treat severe malnutrition. It's manufactured by Nutriset, a French company. The paste removes the need for hospitalization, and the 92-gram (3¼ oz) packages of it can be eaten at home and allows larger numbers of people to be treated.
Images for kids
Woman giving Plumpy'Nut nutritional aid to her children in Kenya.
Plumpy'nut Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.