ach year in Africa, Latin America, and Asia, 14 million infants perish due to malnutrition
and related disorders. That's 40,000 babies a day!
A significant factor contributing to this unfortunate situation
which constitutes the gravest emergency facing children today, is
the mothers' inability to find liquid foods for weaning their babies.
Weaning foods must be liquid to be effective. Babies reared on mother's
milk can suck or drink, but have difficulty swallowing solids.
The tragic fact is that concentrated liquid diets for these infants
are not readily available, but could be, with PowerFlour.
PowerFlour is flour made from barley malt. It is used as a diet
enhancer to help infants, usually between 6 and 9 months, better
digest the complex starch diet used as a staple in most developing