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Food and Nutrition Bulletin
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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
© The United Nations University, 1996
Protein and amino acid requirements
Human protein requirements: A brief update
Human amino acid requirements: A re-evaluation
- The problem
- New approaches and tentative new amino acid requirement values
- Recent 24-hour tracer studies of amino acid requirements
- Estimates of the lysine requirement in adults
- Nutritional quality of wheat protein in adults
- Worldwide applicability of estimates of indispensable amino acid requirements
- Conclusions and implications for nutrition policies and food programmes
World essential amino acid supply with special attention to South-East Asia
- Dietary evaluation: World regions and countries
- Overall variability in data from 101 dietary calculations
- Relations among diet, wealth, and health in 122 countries
- Changes in food and essential amino acid availability from 1961 to 1992
- Amino acid composition of food groups
- Summary and conclusions
Nutrition and behaviour
Rapid assessment procedures for the health and nutritional profile of adolescent girls: An exploratory study
Mothers' knowledge, understanding, and use of the bubble chart in a rural area of central Mexico
Effects of breakfast on classroom behaviour in rural Jamaican schoolchildren
Public health nutrition
Salt iodine variation within an extended Guatemalan community: The failure of intuitive assumptions
Can Africa meet the goal of eliminating iodine-deficiency disorders by the year 2000?
- Measuring success of iodine-deficiency disorder programmes
- Status of salt iodation programmes in Africa as of February 1996
- Has progress in salt iodation in Africa made any difference to the iodine-deficiency disorder situation?
- Factors responsible for progress in salt iodation programmes in Africa
- Major challenges in salt iodation programmes
- Sustaining elimination beyond the year 2000
Vitamin A deficiency and the prevalence of xerophthalmia in southern Rwanda
Chemical composition and nutritive value of some wild-gathered tropical plant seeds
News and notes
Note for contributors/Note ŕ l'intention des auteurs/Nota para los posibles autores
Title of interest - Food Habits in Later Life: A Cross Cultural Study
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