Therapeutic Food: Basics and Current Issue

Ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) is a packaged paste nutritious food items like peanuts, oil, sugar, vitamins, mineral supplements etc. In addition to these ingredients, RUTF contains nuts, sweeteners and grains for improving the taste. RUTF is also known as energy dense nutritious food (EDNF). Intake of RUTF is a type of medical intervention which is