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close this bookCulture, Environment, and Food to Prevent Vitamin A Deficiency (International Nutrition Foundation for Developing Countries - INFDC, 1997, 208 pages)
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close this folderPart I. Vitamin A in food and diets
close this folder1. Vitamin A and food: The current situation
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View the documentThe Vitamin A situation
View the documentProposed solutions to the problem
View the documentFocused ethnography to understand local culture and environment for Vitamin A programs
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close this folder2. The complexities of understanding Vitamin A in food and diets: The problem
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View the documentIntroduction
View the documentOverview of natural Food sources of Vitamin A
View the documentVitamin A food composition data
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View the documentAssessment of dietary Vitamin A intake
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View the documentPrograms that improve intake of Vitamin A-rich food
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close this folderPart II. Creating the protocol
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View the documentThe International Union of Nutritional Sciences, committee on nutrition and anthropology
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close this folderPart III. Assessing natural food sources of Vitamin A in the community
close this folder4. The Philippines: The Aetas Canawan during wet and dry seasons
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View the documentThe Vitamin A problem in the Philippines
View the documentThe Aetas of Canawan, Morong
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View the documentConcepts of food and deficiency
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close this folder5. Community assessment of natural food sources of Vitamin A in Niger: The hausas of Filingué
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View the documentVitamin A deficiency
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close this folder6. China: The people of Doumen Village, Kai Feng Municipality, Henan Province
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View the documentEating Vitamin A-rich vegetable food
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close this folder7. Peru: The rural community of Chamis and the urban suburb of San Vicente in Cajamarca
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View the documentPrincipal differences between Chamis and San Vicente
View the documentFamily and individual food patterns
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close this folder8. India: The rural community of Sheriguda in Andhra Pradesh
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close this folderPart IV. Understanding Vitamin A deficieny in the community
close this folder9. The contexts of culture, environment, and food
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View the documentKeys to finding local community food sources to prevent Vitamin A deficiency: What foods are available and how much vitamin a do they contain?
View the documentKeys to understanding consumption patterns of vulnerable groups
View the documentKeys to beliefs and perceptions about food
View the documentKeys to cultural, ecological and socioeconomic factors that constrain consumption of Vitamin A-rich food and prevention of deficiency
View the documentKeys to explanations and understandings of Vitamin A deficiency symptoms
View the documentLooking to the next steps: From ethnography to intervention design
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