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The nature of the nutrition problem
This paper attempts to conceptualize malnutrition from an ecological point of view. One definition of malnutrition, a term that in Spanish can be rendered by either 'desnutricion' or 'malnutricion', is: a pathologic ...
As seen from national levels: Developing world
The grim.realities involved with the solution of such world problems as .' food, energy and pollution make it difficult to address such issues with 'vhptimism (Meadows et al. 1972; Mesarovic and Peste! 1974). On the ...
Canasta básica del costarricense: una estrategia en política alimentaria
(Análisis de la Situación Alimentaria-Nutricional en Costa Rica. Secretaría de la política nacional de Alimentación y Nutrición. p. 79-95, 1981)
La situación actual del país, el aumento en los precios de los alimentos y en términos generales del costa de la vida, dieron origen a la Comisión Nacional de Canasta Básica , formada por representantes de tres institutos: ...
Nutrition and infection
(Tropical and Geographical Medicine. New York: McGraw-Hill, pp. 206-211, 1984)
The association of malnutrition and infectious disease (faminepestilence) had been recognized since the beginning of human history, but it was not until the late 1950s that such an interaction was scientifically documented ...
Promotion of Breast Feeding, Health, and Survival of Infants Through Hospital and Field Interventions
(Malnutrition: Determinants and consequences.New York: Liss, Inc 123-138, 1984)
Most authorities agree that the decline in the rate and duration of breast feeding in urban areas in many developing countries has been the result of urbanization and influences of Western culture. Two sequalae have been ...
Mucosal infection and malnutrition
(Neonatal infection. Grune y Stratton p. 299- 213, 1984)
The mucosal infections that result in acute diarrheal diseases (ADD) and acute respiratory infections (ARI) account for more than one half of all the morbidity of infants and young children throughout the less ...