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Nutrition for Developing Countries

Felicity Savage-King and Ann Burgess

Second edition

Published in print January 1993 | ISBN: 9780192622334
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723643 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.001.0001
Nutrition for Developing Countries

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This book covers the essential facts about nutrients, nutrient needs, foods, and meals. It explains how nutrition workers can help families with nutrition problems, how to treat malnourished children, and how nutrition workers can work in communities and in schools. The book is illustrated, with many new drawings, as well as some from the old edition of the book. This new edition brings the subject to a slightly more advanced level, and includes new ideas on working in and with communities, and about nutrition education. It includes many ideas for exercises for training nutrition workers.

Keywords: nutrients; nutrient needs; foods; meals; nutrition problems; malnourishment; communities; nutrition education

Book.  480 pages.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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Nutrients and how the body uses them in Nutrition for Developing Countries

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Carbohydrates, fats, and energy in Nutrition for Developing Countries

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Protein in Nutrition for Developing Countries

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Micronutrients and water in Nutrition for Developing Countries

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Foods in Nutrition for Developing Countries

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Food processing in Nutrition for Developing Countries

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Keeping food safe and clean in Nutrition for Developing Countries

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Preparing meals for the family in Nutrition for Developing Countries

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The cost of meals and budgeting in Nutrition for Developing Countries

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Breastfeeding in Nutrition for Developing Countries

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