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Nutrition for Developing Countries

Felicity Savage-King and Ann Burgess


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

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780192622334
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Felicity Savage-King, author
Institute of Child Health, London

Ann Burgess, author

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