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Author: Atsuko Aoyama
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: east, north, africa, middle, review, circle, nutrition, virtuous
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 1999-11
ISBN-10: 0821345575
ISBN-13: 9780821345573

"Good nutrition is key to maintain or improve health, and people's ability to secure an adequate diet is fundamental to achieving social and economic advances. Although the nutritional status of most people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has improved over the last two decades, undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies remain a serious threat to public health."The purpose of this nutrition review of the MENA region is to develop a base of knowledge and a sector strategy, and to help fulfill the World Bank's mandate for poverty reduction. This is the first comprehensive ov

Author: John W. Harman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: alternatives, puerto, rico, program, conditions, assistance, nutritional, food
Number of Pages: 573
Published: 2008-05
ISBN-10: 1428988548
ISBN-13: 9781428988545

In response to the requirements of section 1762 of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation & Trade Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-624), this report provides information on selected aspects of federal food assistance in Puerto Rico & the potential impacts of program modifications. In response to concerns that fed. food assistance in Puerto Rico might not safeguard recipients against hunger & afford them the same nutritional benefits as other U.S. citizens receiving fed. food assistance, the Congress directed the author to study: (1) the nutritional needs of the citizens of the Commonwealth, with particular

Author: Patricia A. Deuster
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guide, nutrition, seal, navy
Number of Pages: 225
Published: 1994-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788129902
ISBN-13: 9780788129902

One factor they may contribute to a person's success in SEAL training is nutritional interventions. Covers: micronutrients: vitamins & minerals; carbohydrate, fat & proteins: the energy-providing macronutrients; vitamin & mineral supplements; fiber & health; fluid replacement: water & other beverages; healthy snacking; restaurants, fast foods & eating out; nutritional considerations for endurance activities, strength training, mission performance, mission recovery, & adverse conditions; & ergogenic agents. Extensive appendices.

Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: consequences, solutions, causes, ecuador, failure, nutritional
Number of Pages: 156
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0821370197
ISBN-13: 9780821370193

Malnutrition-especially, the stunting of children under five-is arguably Ecuador's biggest development challenge. Like other Andean countries (such as Peru and Bolivia), Ecuador has a persistently high stunting rate, well above what would be expected given its middle income status. Even more worrying, over the last decade, the trend reduction has virtually stopped.The study supports the development of a more coherent and effective nutrition strategy in Ecuador through an analysis of the main nutrition issues, based on in-depth statistical analysis of a large new household survey dataset (ENDEM

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Nut
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: pregnancy, summary, report, abuses, nutritional, dietary, practices, alternative
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 1982
eBookDB-ID: NAP:14126

Abstract: A summary report of a workshop proceedings provides specific information on certain nutritional hazards during pregnancy to aid health care personnel in identifying and providing care to individuals who may be at risk during pregnancy, due to such practices. Current knowledge and recent research on 8 practices that provide real or potential risks to pregnanct women are covered: vegetarian diets; pica; caffeine (coffee) ingestion; alcohol ingestion; smoking over-the-counter drugs; and nutrient megadose toxicity. (wz).

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: older, persons, needs, nutritional, meeting, life
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 9241562102
ISBN-13: 9789241562102

Given the impact that good nutrition and keeping fit have on health and well-being in later life WHO in collaboration with the Tufts University USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging organized a consultation to review the scientific evidence linking diet and other factors - especially exercise - affecting nutritional status disease prevention and health promotion for older persons. The consultation focused primarily on practical issues including the establishment of explicit recommendations to improve the health and nutritional status of older persons in a wide variety of socioeconomic

Author: Thomas Melito
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: food, further, improve, aid, control, quality, assistance, nutrition, international
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437985882
ISBN-13: 9781437985887

For more than 50 years, the U.S. -- which accounts for half of global food aid supplies -- has played an important role in alleviating malnutrition and hunger, esp. during emergencies. In FY 2010, the U.S. spent $1.5 billion on emergency food aid that reached 46.5 million beneficiaries. To preserve the nutritional value of food aid, quality controls are in place throughout the supply chain. This report assessed U.S. efforts to: (1) meet the nutritional needs of intended recipients; and (2) maintain the quality of commodities throughout the food aid supply chain. The auditor interviewed agency
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