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Cover for Improved household nutrition through home-grown produce and consumption of nutritious and healthy products.

This book chapter discusses the agricultural interventions that are both nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive that can be utilized to improve dietary diversity in combating undernutrition. In particular, this book chapter provides information on various meals based on home-grown products or...

Author(s)
Seetha Anitha; Afari-Sefa, V.; Kalumikiza, Z.; Mhango, K.; Mosha, I.; Muzanila, Y.; Mwangwela, A.; Ochieng, J.; Okori, P.; Tsusaka, T. W.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800621602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food security and nutrition.

This chapter gives an overview of the relationship between food security and One Health. Topics that were highlighted are: the global governance of food and nutrition security; malnutrition; undernutrition; over nutrition; food waste; and systems approach to food security.

Author(s)
Gordon, I. J.; Alonso, S.; Crump, L.; Dominguez-Salas, P.; Garine-Wichatitsky, M. de
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indigenous food systems: contributions to sustainable food systems and sustainable diets.

Indigenous food systems are remarkable reservoirs of unique cultural knowledge grounded in historical legacy and spirituality that acknowledge the inextricable link of people with their sustainably managed resources. These sustainable food systems can provide essential understanding about...

Author(s)
Kuhnlein, H.; Eme, P.; Larrinoa, Y. F. de
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agriculture for improved nutrition: seizing the momentum.

This book highlights the important links between agriculture and nutrition, both direct and indirect, both theoretical and practical. It explores these relationships through various frameworks, such as value chains, programmes and policies, as well as through diverse perspectives, such as gender....

Author(s)
Fan, S.; Yosef, S.; Pandya-Lorch, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book
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Cover for Hunger and thirst.

It has been argued that the recommendation of 'freedom from hunger and thirst' leads to confusion because it is generally assumed that hunger and thirst are required 'triggers' for an animal to start feeding or drinking. Here, we consider what constitutes 'normal' feeding and drinking behaviour....

Author(s)
Kyriazakis, I.; Tolkamp, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nutrition and behavior: a multidisciplinary approach.

This book aims to provide scientific evidence and to promote further research and discussions on the association between nutrition and behaviour. Specific topics discussed in the 15 chapters of the book are as follows: (i) introduction; (ii) concepts and models in nutrition and behaviour; (iii)...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book
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Cover for Towards an improved framework for measuring undernourishment.

The FAO Statistics Division (ESS) currently estimates the prevalence of undernourishment using a probabilistic model that is composed of three key data elements. The first is the dietary energy supply (DES), i.e. the daily calories available per person, which serves as the mean of a log-normal...

Author(s)
Thompson, B.; Amoroso, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The current nutritional status in China.

Based on data collected in China by the Food and Nutrition Surveillance System in 1990-2010, the National Survey on Fitness of Students in 1985, 2000 and 2005, and the 2002 National Nutrition And Health Survey, this chapter demonstrates the dramatic improvement in the nutrition of children under 5...

Author(s)
Chen ChunMing
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Info
Cover for Combating micronutrient deficiencies: food-based approaches.

This book, inclusive of 19 chapters, provides discussions on the benefits and limitations of food-based approaches for the prevention and control of micronutrient malnutrition. Different chapters focus on specific relevant topics, including current developments in food-based approaches and their...

Author(s)
Thompson, B.; Amoroso, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937140)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food prices and economic crises: causes and consequences for food security in developing countries.

This chapter reviews the causes and effects of the food price crisis and the global financial and economic crises, particularly as they affected the food security status of the poor. The origins of the crises are shown to be numerous and complex, as were the consequences for the poor, most of whom...

Author(s)
Wiebe, K.; Dawe, D.; Stamoulis, K.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938284)
Type
Book chapter

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