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Positive Deviance in Child Nutrition - with Emphasis on Psychosocial and Behavioural Aspects and Implications for Development by Marian Zeitlin, Hossein Ghassemi and Mohamed Mansour

Positive deviance refers to children who grow and develop well in impoverished environments where most children are victims of malnutrition and chronic illness. These exceptional children are important as examples of successful child care behaviour and community support systems that can be applied when designing policies and programmes aimed at the malnourished. The book features policy recommendations, a guide to future research, and a pilot project model.

WHTR- 12/UNUP-697
ISBN 92-808-0697-1 162 pages, 16.4 x23.9 cm,
paper-bound, US$30 (Developing country price: US$15)

Identification of Food Components for INFOODS Data Interchange by John C Klensin, Diane Feskanich, Victor Lin, A. Stewart Truswell, and David A.T. Southgate

Makes available for the first time a comprehensive standardization of nomenclature for international nutrient date exchange.The reader is provided with a straightforward set of rules for identifying food components precisely and constructing data bases suitable for transfer between computers. This unique compilation will be of great value both for international data exchange and for the assemblage of national food composition tables.

ISBN 92-808-0734-x 112 pages, 16.4 x 23.9 cm, paper-bound,
US$20 (Developing country price: US, 10)

Food Composition Data: A User's Perspective Edited by William M. Rand, Carol T. Windham, Bonita W. Wyse, and Vemon R. Young

Knowledge of the composition of the foods we eat is of critical importance, and yet, the available data are extremely inadequate. Food composition data play a key part in research and policy relating to public health, dietetics, nutrition, and epidemiology and are crucial to all phases of food production and manufacturing. In this volume, prominent workers in the field pin-point the problems and offer concrete steps to remedying the situation.

WHTR-10/UNUP 633
ISBN 92-808-0633-5 240 pages, 16.4 x 23.9 cm, paper-bound,
US$20 (Developing country price: US$ 10)

Research Methods in Nutritional Anthropology Edited by Gretel H. Pelto, Pertti J. Pelto, and Ellen Messer

A comprehensive manual of anthropological methodologies applicable to field studies innutrition, this volume describes strategies of field research in nutritional anthropology, determinants and cultural components of food intake, methods for collecting and analysing data on energy expenditures, and statistical methods for nutritional anthropology.

ISBN 92-808-0632-7
218 pages, 16.4 x 23.9 cm, paper-bound,
US$20 (Developing country price: US$10)

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