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Title Feeding and nutrition of infants and young children : guidelines for the who european region, with emphasis on the former soviet countries
Published Albany : World Health Organization, 2000
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Contents Foreword; Acknowledgements; Recommendations; Introduction; Chapter 1 Health and nutritional status and feeding practices; Chapter 2 Recommended nutrient intakes; Chapter 3 Energy and macronutrients; Chapter 4 Vitamins; Chapter 5 Minerals other than iron; Chapter 6 Control of iron deficiency; Chapter 7 Breastfeeding and alternatives; Chapter 8 Complementary feeding; Chapter 9 Caring practices; Chapter 10 Growth assessment; Chapter 11 Dental health; Chapter 12 Food safety
Summary Sets out the scientific rationale for the development of national nutrition and feeding recommendations for infants and young children in Europe. Although major emphasis is placed on recommended intakes for specific nutrients, the book also offers advice on a range of additional factors that contribute to good feeding practices and need to be addressed in national policies. Particular attention is given to conditions in countries of the former Soviet Union, where recommendations on infant nutrition and feeding practices are outdated and urgently require revision. Intended for use by policy-mak
Subject Children -- Nutrition -- Europe.
Diet therapy for children -- Europe.
Nutrition policy -- Europe.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9289013958