Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Food and Nutrition Board. Annual Symposium (1987), author

Title Frontiers in the nutrition sciences : proceedings of a symposium / Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 1989
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (1 PDF file (x, 230 pages)) : illustrations
Summary This series of individually authored chapters examines the nature and extent of scientific advances in the nutrition sciences and describes both future opportunities in the field and barriers to progress. Despite concern about declining attention to nutrition in universities and medical schools, the authors offer a bright and challenging future in nutrition research and training that should generate enthusiasm among young researchers and teachers for this indispensable component of biology
Notes Title from PDF t.p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes The work on which this publication is based was supported by the National Research Council Fund - - a pool of private, discretionary, nonfederal funds that is used to support a program of Academy-initiated studies of national issues in which science and technology figure significantly. The Fund consists of contributions from a consortium of private foundations including the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Rockfeller Foundation, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; the Academy Industry Program, which seeks annual contributions from companies that are concerned with the health of U.S. science and technology and with public policy issues with technological content; and the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering endowments
Description based on version viewed February 6, 2015
Subject Nutritional Sciences -- trends.
Nutritional Sciences -- education.
United States.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 89063435
ISBN 0309535794