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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 17, Number 2, June 1996

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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.

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.

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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:


Editorial policy

Special issue on cereal-based on oral rehydration therapy for diarrhoea


Amylase-treated rice flour oral rehydration solution with enhanced energy density. I. In vitro studies of viscosity, osmolality, and stability

Amylase-treated rice flour oral rehydration solution with enhanced energy density. II. In vivo studies of tolerance, energy intake, and rehydration efficacy in the initial treatment of dehydrated diarrhoeic children

Amylase-treated rice flour oral rehydration solution with enhanced energy density. III. Trials with a home preparation

A programme to develop culturally and medically sound home fluid management of children with acute diarrhoea

Selection of culturally sound home fluid management of infantile diarrhoea in rural Mexico

Clinical trial of a rice-powder oral rehydration beverage

Promotion of oral rehydration therapy comparing a home-made rice-powder gruel and oral rehydration salts

Clinical nutrition

High-energy-density gruels in the treatment of hospitalized children suffering from mainly protein malnutrition in Zaire

Dietary intake methodology

Evaluation of the 24-hour individual recall method in China

Food science

Production and use of raw potato flour in Mauritian traditional foods

Development of weaning foods based on malted, popped, and roller-dried barley and chickpea

Books received

News and notes

Note for contributors/Note ŕ l'intention des auteurs/Nota para los posibles autores

Title of interest

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