Zilis Nutrition Packs contain the vital nutrients necessary to eliminate malnutrition in children. The following studies show a range of tragic impacts on human health when the micronutrients contained in Zilis Nutrition Packs are below optimal levels, as well as the benefits on human health when the micronutrients contained in Zilis Nutrition Packs are at or above optimal levels. Click on any one of the links to view the entire study.

Micronutrients, Macro Impact: The story of vitamins and a hungry world

December 2011

Summary Statement:  Children who are malnourished have longer and more severe illnesses and have a higher risk of dying compared to better-nourished children. Malnourished children also have delayed motor development and lower cognitive function and school performance.

The Effect of Micronutrient Deficiencies on Child Growth: A Review of Results from Community-Based Supplementation Trials

Presented in Washington, DC – June 24-26, 2002

Summary Statement:  Micronutrient deficiencies cause growth retardation, anemia, rickets, anorexia and negative bone metabolism.

Micronutrient deficiency disorders among the rural children of West Bengal, India

October 26, 2010

Summary Statement:  Micronutrient deficiencies were found to be of public health significance among rural children of West Bengal. Therefore, there is a need to initiate sustainable long-term interventions for prevention and control of micronutrient deficiencies in children.

Micronutrients and HIV infection: a review of current evidence

Durban, South Africa – April 10-13, 2005

Summary Statement:  Micronutrient deficiencies increase susceptibility to HIV infection, transmission and progression. Micronutrient deficiencies affect absorption and efficacy of HIV drugs. Micronutrient deficiencies may affect both HIV progression and infectivity.


Zilis Nutrition Packs contain the 15 essential micronutrients necessary to eliminate malnutrition and reverse many of the developmental and health problems that occur as a result of malnutrition.