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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 9, Number 4, December 1987

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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 in collaboration with the United Nations ACC Sub-committee on Nutrition. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the United Nations University or the UN ACC Sub-committee on Nutrition.

All correspondence, comments, news, and notes should be addressed to: The Editor, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, The United Nations University Cambridge Programme Office, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, E38-756, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. All material may be freely reproduced providing acknowledgement is given and a copy of the publication containing the reproduction is sent to the Bulletin.

(c) The United Nations University, 1987
ISSN 0379-5721
ISBN 92-808-0693-9

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Nutrition and urbanization

Nutrition and urbanization: Introduction
Health services and environmental factors in urban slums and shanty towns of the developing world
Trends in urban and rural food consumption and implications for food policies in Tunisia
Nutrition-related health consequences of urbanization
Urbanization and hunger in the cities

Food science

Iron absorption from maize bread
Delivery of oral doses of vitamin A to prevent vitamin-A deficiency and nutritional blindness

News and notes

Book reviews and notices

Programme on Food, Nutrition, Biotechnology, and Poverty

Note for contributors

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