Nutrition and Health in Developing Countries

Nutrition and Health in Developing Countries

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This updated and expanded book was written with the underlying conviction that global health and nutrition problems can only be solved through a firm understanding of the different levels of causality and the interactions between the various determinants. This volume provides policy makers, nutritionists, students, scientists, and professionals with the most recent and up-to-date knowledge regarding major health and nutritional problems in developing countries.Most developing countries have experienced dramatic decreases in their infant and under-5 mortality rates over the last ... often a combination of the two, are major factors that affect physical growth and mental development in children [1]. ... to the overall standard of living and whether a population can meet its basic needs, such as access to food, housing, and health care. ... and interaction and thus may have negative consequences for childrena#39;s motor and cognitive development.

Title:Nutrition and Health in Developing Countries
Author:Richard David Semba, Martin W. Bloem
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-06-26


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