La tanière

Everything is played out before 2 years, including education to taste

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Africa’s Child Health Challenge

In Senegal, there are two ways to feed a baby. Either moms cook millet porridge, or they prefer small imported jars, bought in large areas. In both cases, the formula makes Siny Samba, an agri-food engineer, cry. Millet, rich in iron and protein, is very good for your health, but mothers tend to add too much sugar to the porridge to make it taste good, she says.  As for imported products, they are made from foods that do not correspond to Senegalese eating habits, and are also too sweet or too salty,” adds the young Senegalese.