Diet and Disease: In Traditional and Developing Societies

Diet and Disease: In Traditional and Developing Societies

by Geoffrey Ainsworth Harrison, J. C. Waterlow
     
 

This volume emphasises the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to the study of diet and disease.See more details below

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This volume emphasises the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to the study of diet and disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521104722
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/19/2009
Series:
Society for the Study of Human Biology Symposium Series, #30
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction G. Ainsworth Harrison; 2. Mechanisms of adaptation to low energy intakes J. C. Waterlow; 3. The impact of chronic undernutrition on physical work capacity and daily energy expenditure G. B. Spurr; 4. Morbidity, nutritional deficiencies and child development in developing countries Sally Grantham-McGregor; 5. The aetiology of kwashiorkor A. A. Jackson; 6. The iodine deficiency disorders Basil S. Hetzel; 7. Nutritional status and susceptibility to infectious disease S. J. Ulijaszek; 8. Nutrition and illness in the aged H. M. Hodkinson; 9. Growth and growth charts in the assessment of pre-school nutritional status Jere D. Haas and Jean-Pierre Habicht; 10. Nutritional vulnerability of the child P. S. Nestel; 11. Traditional economies and patterns of nutritional disease S. S. Strickland; 12. Social adaptation to season and uncertainty in food supply Igor de Garine and Sjors Koppert; 13. Food distribution, death and disease in South Asia Barbara Harriss; 14. The cultural context of diet, disease and the body Richard Burghart; Index.

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