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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 14, Number 1, March 1992

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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 Press 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 ACC Sub-committee on Nutrition.

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Editor: Dr. Nevin S. Scrimshaw
Assistant Editor: Ms. Edwina B. Murray
Editorial Consultant: Ms. Sarah Jeffries
Senior Associate Editor: Dr. Cutberto Garza, Director and Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca. N.Y , USA

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© The United Nations University, 1992
ISBN 92-808-0804-4
ISSN 0379-5721

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Editorial policy

Food sources of vitamin A and provitamin A

Editorial introduction

Natural food sources of vitamin A and provitamin A

Factors influencing vitamin A intake and programmes to improve vitamin A status

Statement on natural food sources of vitamin A and provitamin A

Public health nutrition

The relationship between energy intake and diarrhoeal disease in their effects on child growth: biological model, evidence, and implications for public health policy
The impact of maternal workload on child nutrition in rural Iran
Maternal work, child feeding, and nutrition in rural Tanzania

Food science and technology

Maternal perceptions of gastro-intestinal problems in the feeding of cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata) to young children in rural Ibadan, Nigeria
Development of a simple field kit for monitoring iron in fortified salt

Conference report - Ending hidden hunger: A policy conference on micronutrient malnutrition

Books received

News and notes

UNU programme on food and nutrition for human and social development

Note for contributors

Note ŕ l'intention des auteurs

Nota para los posibles autores

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