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The disease is called xerophthalmia (pronounced zeer-ahf-thal- meea), literally, "
drying of the eye." Between four hundred thousand and five hundred thousand
preschool-age children in Indonesia, India, Bangladesh, and the Philippines ...
vitamin A, recovery from xerophthalmia impairment is delayed or transitory unless
they are also treated for protein-calorie malnutrition. British xerophthalmia
specialist A. Pirie, writing in the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, states: ...
Indeed, studies carried out in Indonesia show that "leafy vegetables rich in beta-
carotene were already consumed on a regular basis by families with and without
xerophthalmia." If anything, the poorer the family, the more greens they eat and ...
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Good to eat: riddles of food and cultureCrítica de los usuarios - Not Available - Book Verdict
Why are the world's food habits or "foodways,'' as Harris refers to them, so diverse? In this scholarly yet fast-paced and very readable work, anthropologist Harris argues that "major differences in ... Leer comentario completo
ONE Good to Think or Good to Eat?
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