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Diet and disease : in traditional and developing societies / edited by G.A. Harrison and J.C. Waterlow.

By: Harrison, Geoffrey Ainsworth
Contributor(s): Waterlow, J C | Society for the Study of Human Biology
Language: English Series: Symposium / Society for the Study of Human Biology ; 30Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1990.Description: ix, 335p. : diagrs., tables ; 23cm.ISBN: 0521384540
Contents:
Contents: Mechanisms of adaptation to low energy intakes / J.C. Waterlow; The impact of chronic undernutrition on physical work capacity and daily energy expenditure / G.B Spurr; Morbidity, nutritional deficiencies and child development in developing countries / S. Grantham-McGregor; The aetiology of kwashiorkor / A.A. Jackson; The iodine deficiency disorders / B.S. Hetzel; Nutritional status and susceptibility to infectious disease / S.J. Ulijaszek; Nutrition and illness in the aged / H.M. Hodkinson; Growth and growth charts in the assessment of pre-school nutritional status / J.D. Haas, J-P. Habicht; Nutritional vulnerability of the child / P.S. Nestel; Traditional economies and patterns of nutritional disease / S.S. Strickland; Social adaptation to season and uncertainty in food supply / Igor de Garine, S. Koppert; Food distribution, death and disease in South Asia / B. Harriss; The cultural context of diet, disease and the body / R. Burghart.
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Royal Anthropological Institute Closed Stacks H6/HB [SOC-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available L57944

Includes Bibl. references.

Contents: Mechanisms of adaptation to low energy intakes / J.C. Waterlow; The impact of chronic undernutrition on physical work capacity and daily energy expenditure / G.B Spurr; Morbidity, nutritional deficiencies and child development in developing countries / S. Grantham-McGregor; The aetiology of kwashiorkor / A.A. Jackson; The iodine deficiency disorders / B.S. Hetzel; Nutritional status and susceptibility to infectious disease / S.J. Ulijaszek; Nutrition and illness in the aged / H.M. Hodkinson; Growth and growth charts in the assessment of pre-school nutritional status / J.D. Haas, J-P. Habicht; Nutritional vulnerability of the child / P.S. Nestel; Traditional economies and patterns of nutritional disease / S.S. Strickland; Social adaptation to season and uncertainty in food supply / Igor de Garine, S. Koppert; Food distribution, death and disease in South Asia / B. Harriss; The cultural context of diet, disease and the body / R. Burghart.