ERIC Number: ED102219
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-May
Reference Count: N/A
National Nutrition Policy: Nutrition and Health; Nutrition and the International Situation; Nutrition and Food Availability, Working Papers.
Quimby, Freeman H.; Chapman, Cynthia B.
This document was compiled by the Specialist, Life Sciences, Science Policy Research Division and the Analyst, Biological Sciences, Science Policy Research Division of the Library of Congress in response to a request of the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs. Submitted under the general title, "A Compilation of Key Papers for Use by the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs," this document is organized in three parts. Part One, "Nutrition and Health," includes articles focusing on the lack of news reporting on the problem of nutrition, maternal nutrition and the course of pregnancy, early malnutrition and human development, nutrition and infection, and other topics. Part Two, "Nutrition and the International Situation," includes articles focusing on the politics of food, nutrition and world health, the world food problem, the ecology of malnutrition, potentials for increasing food production in the western hemisphere, and other topics. Part Three, "Nutrition and Food Availability," includes articles focusing on the changing food market, food-related energy requirements; energy use in the U.S. food system, maximum production capacity of food crops, and the manner in which American agriculture has replaced the natural food chain with the journey from refinery to processing plan. (JM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Anthologies, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Economic Factors, Federal Government, Food Standards, Government Role, Health Needs, Hunger, Nutrition, Physical Development, Policy Formation, Public Policy, World Problems
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.