Chessa K Lutter

Summary

Affiliation: Pan American Health Organization
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Undernutrition, poor feeding practices, and low coverage of key nutrition interventions
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037 2895, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e1418-27. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Fetal and early childhood undernutrition, mortality, and lifelong health
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, 525 23rd Street NW, Washington, DC 20037 2895, USA
    Science 337:1495-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: lessons learned and implications for the regulation of marketing of foods and beverages to children
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037 2895, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:1879-84. 2013
  4. pmc Protection, promotion, and support and global trends in breastfeeding
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA
    Adv Nutr 4:213-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Growth and complementary feeding in the Americas
    C K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, 525 23rd Street, NW, Washington DC 20037 2895, United States
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:806-12. 2012
  6. pmc Backsliding on a key health investment in Latin America and the Caribbean: the case of breastfeeding promotion
    Chessa K Lutter
    PAHO WHO, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2130-6. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Increases in breastfeeding in Latin America and the Caribbean: an analysis of equity
    Chessa K Lutter
    Family and Community Health, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Health Policy Plan 26:257-65. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Neonatal period: linking best nutrition practices at birth to optimize maternal and infant health and survival
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 30:S215-24. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Iron deficiency in young children in low-income countries and new approaches for its prevention
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Nutr 138:2523-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Growth and micronutrient status in children receiving a fortified complementary food
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Nutr 138:379-88. 2008

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Undernutrition, poor feeding practices, and low coverage of key nutrition interventions
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037 2895, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e1418-27. 2011
    ..To estimate the global burden of malnutrition and highlight data on child feeding practices and coverage of key nutrition interventions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fetal and early childhood undernutrition, mortality, and lifelong health
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, 525 23rd Street NW, Washington, DC 20037 2895, USA
    Science 337:1495-9. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: lessons learned and implications for the regulation of marketing of foods and beverages to children
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037 2895, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:1879-84. 2013
    ..To identify lessons learned from 30 years of implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (‘the Code’) and identify lessons learned for the regulation of marketing foods and beverages to children...
  4. pmc Protection, promotion, and support and global trends in breastfeeding
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA
    Adv Nutr 4:213-9. 2013
    ..Our results show that the association between BF protection, promotion, and support and improved EBF is measurable and strengthened by case studies possibly causal...
  5. doi request reprint Growth and complementary feeding in the Americas
    C K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, 525 23rd Street, NW, Washington DC 20037 2895, United States
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:806-12. 2012
    ..To describe growth patterns of young children in Latin America and the Caribbean, the types of nationally representative data available on complementary feeding practices and complementary feeding practices...
  6. pmc Backsliding on a key health investment in Latin America and the Caribbean: the case of breastfeeding promotion
    Chessa K Lutter
    PAHO WHO, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2130-6. 2011
    ..We examined trends in breastfeeding promotion investments, breastfeeding promotion activities, and breastfeeding duration in Latin America and the Caribbean from the 1980s to the 2000s...
  7. doi request reprint Increases in breastfeeding in Latin America and the Caribbean: an analysis of equity
    Chessa K Lutter
    Family and Community Health, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Health Policy Plan 26:257-65. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Neonatal period: linking best nutrition practices at birth to optimize maternal and infant health and survival
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 30:S215-24. 2009
    ..Neonatal vitamin A supplementation, recommended for implementation in Asia, is controversial, and the evidence for and against this recommendation is reviewed...
  9. doi request reprint Iron deficiency in young children in low-income countries and new approaches for its prevention
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Nutr 138:2523-8. 2008
    ..Prevention of ID requires strong delivery systems that enhance consumer demand and promote compliance. When this occurs, the prevalence of anemia is greatly reduced...
  10. ncbi request reprint Growth and micronutrient status in children receiving a fortified complementary food
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Nutr 138:379-88. 2008
    ..38 kg; P = 0.029) and positive but not significant for length (0.66 cm; P = 0.08). An FCF, including ferrous sulfate, delivered through public health services, is highly effective in improving weight and hemoglobin and reducing anemia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Proposed nutrient composition for fortified complementary foods
    Chessa K Lutter
    Nutrition Unit, Pan American Health Organization, Washington DC 20037, USA
    J Nutr 133:3011S-20S. 2003
    ..To prevent micronutrient losses, it is recommended that the FPCF be precooked. The knowledge base to develop an FPCF is quite limited, and much additional research is needed before an optimal formulation can be recommended...
  12. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status of infants and young children and characteristics of their diets
    Chessa K Lutter
    Food and Nutrition Program, Pan American Health Organization, Washington DC 20007, USA
    J Nutr 133:2941S-9S. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint Macrolevel approaches to improve the availability of complementary foods
    Chessa K Lutter
    Food and Nutrition Program, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 24:83-103. 2003
    ..This paper provides information on how to improve the nutritional formulations of fortified complementary foods and outlines the necessary conditions for a market approach to their production and promotion...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increases in breastfeeding duration observed in Latin America and the Caribbean and the role of maternal demographic and healthcare characteristics
    Camila M Chaparro
    Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 31:S117-27. 2010
    ..Our findings show that individual behaviors are amenable to change and that changes in individual behaviors collectively contribute to positive national trends in breastfeeding...
  15. pmc Progress towards Millennium Development Goal 1 in Latin America and the Caribbean: the importance of the choice of indicator for undernutrition
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 89:22-30. 2011
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