Even though there was no evidence of a negative impact on weight gain, the researchers still recommended a switch from Nutrivida to a capsule for future Oportunidades beneficiaries. Dr Neufeld noted that this was more consistent with overall public health messages in Mexico and also likely to be a much lower cost intervention. Results of a parallel trial to guide supplement choice for children 6–24 months of age were the topic of several poster presentations, including findings on growth (TH48), anemia (TH49) and dietary replacement (F65).
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