An Egg a Day: The Saqmolo' Project

05/14/2021 - The NRN recently published a protocol on the Saqmolo' project- a study to evaluate the influence of adding one egg daily to standard nutrition care on child development, growth and diet quality in Mayan infants in Guatemala.

Adequate nutrition during the complementary feeding period is critical for optimal child growth and development. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Nutrition Research Network collaborated with Wuqu' Kawoq/Maya Health Alliance, the University of New Mexico, and Think Healthy Group on The Saqmolo' Project. Saqmolo' is a comparative effectiveness trial to evaluate the influence of adding one egg daily to standard nutrition care on child development, growth and diet quality in Mayan infants in rural Guatemala.

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