TITLE

Calories and health

AUTHOR(S)
G.F.C.
PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
World & I;Apr98, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p176
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the importance of micronutrients in preventing malnutrition. Impact of the green revolution effort on the diet of developing countries; Percentage of anemic women in South Asia; Figures on iron density in diet.
ACCESSION #
409115

 

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