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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 7, Number 4, December 1985

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Published by the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.

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The Food and Nutrition Bulletin incorporates and continues the PAG Bulletin of the former Protein-Calorie Advisory Group of the United Nations System and is published quarterly by the United Nations University in collaboration with the United Nations ACC Subcommittee on Nutrition. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the United Nations University or the UN ACC Sub-committee on Nutrition.

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ISSN 0379-5721
ISBN 92-808-0569-X

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Nutrition and health

Studying health and nutrition behaviour by examining household decision- making, intra-household resource distribution, and the role of women in these processes
The school as a data source for food and nutrition surveillance systems in Central America and Panama
Ascariasis and digestibility: A study in Cameroonian children
Feeding from the family pot for prevention of malnutrition
Breast-feeding and weaning practices for infants and young children in Rangoon, Burma

Food science

Comparison of relative energy costs of village-prepared and centrally processed weaning foods
High-protein biscuits made with ragi flour and oil-seed flour blends
A simplified procedure for calculating amino-acid scores of blended foods or dietary patterns
A simple field kit for testing iodine in salt

Food and nutrition policy

AID, trade, and hunger

UNU sub-programme on food, nutrition, and poverty

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