A child eating a plate of food surrounded by images of a balanced diet: infant nutrition in Nigeria. Colour lithograph by Federal Health Education Unit of Lagos, ca. 2000.
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There are 4 groups of food displayed: yam, rice, bread; meat, fish, vegetables, vegetable soup and beans; fruits; moinmoin, eggs, red palm oil and milk - Moinmoin is a protein-rich staple food in Nigeria, a steamed bean pudding made from a mixture of washed and peeled black-eyed beans, onions and fresh ground peppers