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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 ...
Environmental determinants and origins of malnutrition
The characterization of protein-calorie malnutrition (PCM) more than 30 years ago led to its recognition as a scourge of underdeveloped societies (1). For more than two decades, however, PCM was considered a medical ...
Standardization of the Food Composition Database Used in the Latin American Nutrition and Health Study (ELANS)
Between-country comparisons of estimated dietary intake are particularly prone to error when different food composition tables are used. The objective of this study was to describe our procedures and rationale for the ...
Consideraciones sobre la desnutrición en Centro América, con especial referencia a Costa Rica
El presente trabajo analiza ciertos conceptos referentes a la situación nutricional de Costa Rica y con menos énfasis del resto de Centro América, con base en la información disponible. Se ha tratado de describir los ...
Systems Analysis in Nutrition and Health Planning: Approximate Model Relating Birth Weight and Age to Risk of Deficient Growth
This paper summarizes the initial phase of an effort to develop semiquantitative methods for nutrition and health planning. The general approach is to utilize the methods of systems analysis and operations research where ...