Chronic malnutrition, due to a diet deficient in proteins, vitamins, trace elements and minerals, in particular vitamin A and iron, affects more than 2 billion people in the world.
At the origin of a very high mortality, in particular through a greater vulnerability to infectious diseases, malnutrition also promotes the appearance of disabilities. Lack of protein and iron in children under 6 in particular induces underdevelopment of the neurological system and vitamin A deficiency causes permanent blindness in 500,000 children per year.
The United States Health Administration (Food and Drug Administration, Title 21 – revised April 1, 2001) and the European Commission (2009/826/EC of October 13, 2009) list natural alfalfa extracts as a dietary supplement. and NovelFood. In addition, the LCs are very inexpensive, i.e. €9 per year and per child.
After more than 20 years of research and development, natural alfalfa extracts have proven their effectiveness in fighting malnutrition very effectively thanks to their richness in proteins, essential amino acids, polyunsaturated fatty acids, vitamins and trace elements.