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Plumpy'Nut
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Nutritional value per 92 g
Energy 2,100 kJ (500 kcal)
45 g
30.3 g
Protein
12.8 g
Other constituents Quantity
Ingredients peanut paste, vegetable oil,
powdered milk, powdered sugar,
vitamins, minerals
  • Units
  • μg = micrograms • mg = milligrams
  • IU = International units
Percentages are roughly approximated using 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.

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