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Author Palmer, Gabrielle.

Title Complementary feeding : nutrition, culture, and politics / Gabrielle Palmer
Published London : Pinter & Martin, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (128 pages) : illustrations
Contents The big picture -- Entitlement to food -- Entitlement to wate Medicalising undernutrition and poverty -- Fair distribution -- What is complementary feeding -- Politics -- Nutrition -- A closer look -- Food and nutrition, an historical perspective -- Evolution and food systems -- Salty, sweet and fat, the human drives for taste -- Human plumpness -- The timing of complementary feeding -- What did prehistoric young children eat -- Are cereals approproate foods for babies -- A word abaout animal milk -- Why don't we give our babies molluscs and insects -- Culture and religious beliefs -- Processes for change -- The language of food -- Is a local diet possible and good enough for infants and young children -- A lesson form history, the example of wartime UK -- A contemporary lesson, the us special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children (WIC) -- The majority world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-120) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Infants -- Nutrition.
Infants -- Nutrition -- History.
Nutritional anthropology.
Nutrition disorders -- Social aspects.
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Diet -- ethnology.
Nutrition Disorders -- ethnology.
Child Welfare.
Form Electronic book
Author EBSCOhost
ISBN 9781780662848 electronic bk
178066284X electronic bk