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Public health nutrition

Effects of iron-zinc supplementation on the iron, zinc, and vitamin A status of anaemic pre-school children in Indonesia

Abstract

Introduction

Materials and methods

Results

Discussion

References

Street food: An important source of energy for the urban worker

Abstract

Introduction

Materials and methods

Results

Discussion

Acknowledgements

References

Positive and negative deviance in growth of urban slum children in Bombay

Abstract

Introduction

Materials and methods

Parental and household characteristics

Mothers’ child-care “wisdom” knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour

Child characteristics

Results

Child characteristics

Parental and household characteristics

Mothers’ child-care “wisdom” knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour

Discussion

Acknowledgements

References

Home gardening for combating vitamin A deficiency in rural India

Editorial comment

Abstract

Introduction

Materials and methods

Areas

Baseline survey

Programme

Input

Nutrition education

Monitoring

Evaluation

Statistical analysis

Results

Feasibility

Knowledge, attitude, and practices

Dietary intake

Bitot’s spots

Discussion

Acknowledgements

References

Nutrition security

Optimal consumer subsidies and income transfers for minimum nutritional requirements: A basic model

Abstract

Introduction

Income transfers

Subsidies

Subsidies combined with income transfers

Summary and conclusions

References

Annex

Part 1. General

Part 2. Income transfers

Part 3. Subsidies

Part 4. A combined strategy

Malnutrition in rural highland Ecuador: The importance of intrahousehold food distribution, diet composition, and nutrient requirements

Abstract

Introduction

Methods

Study population

Dietary methodology

Analyses

Results

Discussion

Acknowledgements

References

Multidisciplinary capacity-strengthening for food security and nutrition policy analysis: Lessons from Malawi

Abstract

Introduction

A conceptual framework for choosing the focal points for capacity-strengthening in food and nutrition policy analysis

Food security and nutrition monitoring as a method of multidisciplinary capacity-strengthening

Multidisciplinary capacity-strengthening for food and nutrition policy analysis

Lessons for capacity-strengthening in food and nutrition policy analysis

Conclusions

Acknowledgements

References

Food science

Fermented foods and cottage industries in Nigeria

Abstract

Introduction

Fermented foods of Nigeria

Development of fermented foods in Nigeria

Raw material development

Starter development

Development of fermentation processes

Nutritional enhancement of fermented foods

Finished product development

Quality control

Packaging

Research and development

Acknowledgements

References

Effects of a brief, intense infrared radiation treatment on the nutritional quality of maize, rice, sorghum, and beans

Abstract

Introduction

Materials and methods

Materials

Methods

Results and discussion

Proximate composition

Digestibility and energy

Anti-nutrients

Conclusions

Acknowledgements

References

Stability of iodine in iodized salt used for correction of iodine-deficiency disorders

Abstract

Introduction

Iodization level

Stability of iodine

Packaging materials

Objectives

Materials and methods

Materials

Sample treatment

Packaging materials

Storage conditions

Analytical methods

Results and discussion

Relative humidity

Packaging material

Country of origin

Conclusions

Acknowledgements

References

Books received

Book summaries

News and notes

Reviewers