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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 10 , Number 3, September 1988

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Published by the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.

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Staff in the Cambridge office for the United Nations University projects on food and nutrition

Dr. Nevin S. Scrimshaw, Project Director for Food and Nutrition, and Editor, Food and Nutrition Bulletin
Mrs. Sarah Jeffries, Editorial Consultant, Food and Nutrition Bulletin*
Ms. Karen Mitzner. Supplements Editor*
Ms. Rebecca Chamberlain, Fellowship Officer*

*Part time.

(c) The United Nations University, 1988
ISBN 92-808-0708-0
ISSN 0379-5721

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Women and nutrition:

Editor's introduction
Nutrition of women in developing countries
Women's role in food production and nutrition: Implications for their quality of life
The role of women in income production and intra-household allocation of resources as a determinant of child nutrition and health
The zero-sum game: A framework for examining women and nutrition
The importance of women's involvement in economic activities in the improvement of child nutrition and health
Coping strategies of destitute women in Bangladesh
Energy expenditure, duration of activities, and physical work capacities of Burmese women weavers
Mothers' nutrition knowledge and child nutritional status in India

Food science

Studies on a wheat- based amylase-rich food

Public health nutrition

Distribution of vitamin-A capsules for the prevention and control of vitamin-A deficiency in Bangladesh
The bubble chart: An update on its development

Book reviews and notices

News and notes

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