The year 2013: nutrition at the top of the global agenda.

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President-Elect, IUNS Department of Nutrition and Food Science University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana Email: or

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Name: Public health nutrition
ISSN: 1475-2727
Pages: 1531-2


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Lino M. Expenditures on Children by Families, 2013. Washington, DC: US Department of Agriculture, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion; 2014. Miscellaneous Publication No. 1528-2013.

International Food Policy Research Institute. 2014. Washington, DC: Global Nutrition Report 2014: Actions and Accountability to Accelerate the World's Progress on Nutrition.

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Increase in the temperature of the atmosphere near the Earth's surface and in the troposphere, which can contribute to changes in global climate patterns.

Evaluation and measurement of nutritional variables in order to assess the level of nutrition or the NUTRITIONAL STATUS of the individual. NUTRITION SURVEYS may be used in making the assessment.

The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES, as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease in animals.

The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease of children, infants or adolescents.

The administering of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient who cannot maintain adequate nutrition by enteral feeding alone. Nutrients are administered by a route other than the alimentary canal (e.g., intravenously, subcutaneously).


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