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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 8, Number 4, December 1986

Table of contents

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 Sub committee 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.

All correspondence, comments, news, and notes should be addressed to: The Editor, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, The United Nations University Cambridge Programme Office, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, E38-756, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. All material may be freely reproduced providing acknowledgement is given and a copy of the publication containing the reproduction is sent to the Bulletin.

(c) The United Nations University, 1986
ISSN 0379-5721
ISBN 92-808-06262

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Nutrition and health

The nutrition activities of UNU: Opening remarks to the ACC/SCN meeting, 7 April 1986 at UNU Headquarters
Household distribution of energy intake and its relationship to socio-economic and anthropometric variables
Seasonal variations in nutritional status in rural areas of developing countries: a review of the literature
Food preferences: an implication for nutrition education and agricultural production
Comments on anthropometry, nutritional status, and energy intake
Programas de intervención alimentario nutricional en America Latina y el Caribe entre 1970 y 1984
Determinants of nutrient adequacy in a rural area of Bangladesh


The role of tofu processing in development and the alleviation of malnutrition in West Java
Studies on reduction in viscosity of thick rice gruels with small quantities of an amylase-rich cereal malt

Food and nutrition policy

Impact of dairy development programmes


IFPRI Abstract: Food in the Third World: Past trends and projections to 2000

News and notes

Economic recession, adjustment policies, and nutrition
First regional ECSA food and nutrition training course on maternal and child nutrition to be held in Zimbabwe
The impact of agricultural and food supply policies on nutrition and health status
EUROFOODS meeting in Warsaw, 24-27 May 1987
INFOODS food composition data base server
Formation of a UNU/SCN-sponsored International Dietary Energy Consultancy Group (IDECG)
Brief reviews

Programme on food, nutrition, biotechnology, and poverty associated institutions

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