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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 15 (1993/1994), Number 2, June 1994

Table of Contents

Published by the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.

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Editor: Dr. Nevin S. Scrimshaw

Assistant Editor: Ms. Edwina B. Murray

Editorial Consultant: Ms. Sarah Jeffries

Senior Associate Editor Clinical and Human Nutrition:
Dr. Cutberto Garza, Director and Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., USA

Senior Associate Editor—Food Science and Technology:
Dr. Ricardo Bressani, Instituto de Investigaciones, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Associate Editors:
Dr Abraham Besrat, Senior Academic Officer, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan Dr. Hernán Delgado, Director, Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP), Guatemala City, Guatemala
Dr. Joseph Hautvast, Secretary General, IUNS, Department of Human Nutrition, Agricultural University, Wageningen, Netherlands
Dr. Peter Pellet, Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass., USA
Dr. Zewdie WoldeGebriel, Director, Ethiopian Nutrition Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Dr. Aree Valyasevi, Professor and Institute Consultant, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

© The United Nations University, 1994
ISBN 92-808-0809-5
ISSN 0379-5721

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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.

All correspondence concerning the content of the Bulletin, comments, news, and notices should be sent to the editor at the Boston editorial office address given above.

All material in the Bulletin may be reproduced freely provided acknowledgement is given and a copy of the publication containing the reproduction is sent to the editorial office.


Editorial policy

Nutritional aspects of palm oil

Editorial introduction
A critical review of the cholesterolaemic effects of palm oil
Cholesterolaemic effects of the saturated fatty acids of palm oil
Red palm oil to combat vitamin A deficiency in developing countries
Palm oil carotenoids
Antioxidant and biological activities of palm oil vitamin E
Food uses of palm oil in Japan
Food uses of palm oil in China
Palm oil use and compatibility in India
Palm oil use in North Africa and West Asia

Vitamin A and breast-feeding

Vitamin A and breast-feeding: A comparison of data from developed and developing countries

Manuals from the International Nutrition Foundation for Developing Countries

Note for contributors

Note ŕ l'intention des auteurs

Nota para posibles autores

Recent titles of interest

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