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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 16, Number 1, March 1995

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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.

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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

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, 1995
ISSN 0379-5721

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Editorial policy


The institute of nutrition, Mahidol university

Public health nutrition

Strategies for developing countries: Experiences in Latin America and the Caribbean
An eight-stage process for national nutrition development

Food policy

Men in the food chain: Reasons for similarities and dissimilarities between Asian and African households

Household food security, food consumption patterns, and the quality of children's diet in a rural northern Ghana community

Human and clinical nutrition

Appropriate weaning practices and foods to prevent protein-energy malnutrition: An Asian review
Early feeding practices and the nutrition status of preschool children in rural Hubei province, China
Determinants of child height in Uganda: A consideration of the selection bias caused by child mortality
Haematological status of preschool and school-age children in urban and rural areas of Guatemala
Energy expenditure on traditional activities by Nigerian women, monitored by Oxylog
Plasma iron tolerance of ferrous glycine sulphate and ferrous sulphate in women

Food science and technology

Traditional lactic acid fermentation, malt addition, and quality development in maize-cowpea weaning blends
Nutrients and some anti-nutrients in horsegram (Macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) Verdc.)

IFPRI reports

Poverty, food security, and nutrition.
World food trends and future food security.

News and notes

The international dietary energy consultancy group

Books received
UNU programme on food and nutrition for human and social development
Note for contributors
Note ŕ l'intention des auteurs
Nota para posibles autores
Title of interest

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