Accession Number:

AD0657980

Title:

FEDERATION OF MALAYA, NUTRITION SURVEY SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 1962

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

INTERDEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEE ON NUTRITION FOR NATIONAL DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

371.0

Abstract:

The report gives a factual evaluation of the growth and development of children, the state of physical health of adults including the occurrence of hypertensive vascular disease, obesity and diabetes, and it also delineates the adequacy or inadequacy of nutrition in terms of specific chemical components and vitamins and minerals. This information when coupled with the knowledge of available food supplies and customary food habits should enable the Malaysian government to correct any deficiencies which do exist. This report should be instrumental in aiding the Ministry of Health as well as the Ministry of Agriculture and other governmental agencies in future planning for the welfare of this progressive country.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE