This report summarizes the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service's Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Program (FANRP) activities and accomplishments in fiscal 2010, including newly awarded projects and recent publications. FANRP supports intramural and extramural research on a wide range of policy-relevant food assistance and nutrition topics. The three perennial program themes are: (1) Program Outcomes and Economic Well-Being of Participants; (2) Program Access and Economic Determinants of Participation; and (3) Program Dynamics and Efficiency.
The United States is viewed by the world as a country with plenty of
food, yet not all households in America are food secure, meaning
access at all times to enough food for an active, healthy life. A proportion
of the population experiences food insecurity at some time in a
given year because of food deprivation and lack of access to food due to
economic resource constraints. Still, food insecurity in the United States is
not of the same intensity as in some developing countries.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Wertheim cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: Food assistance is associated with improved body mass index, food security and attendance at clinic in an HIV program in central Haiti: a prospective observational cohort study...
This book pioneers life-saving innovations and assists in the combat against world
hunger and food shortages that threaten human essentials, such as water and energy
supply. Floods, droughts, fires, storms, climate change, global warming and
greenhouse gas emissions can be devastating, altering the environment and,
ultimately, the production of foods.
The use of acoustic energy in food or bioprocessing operations is a relatively new
endeavor if compared with other sources of energy, such as mechanical or thermal,
which have been utilized for centuries in various applications. There are two
important factors that make the current ultrasound-assisted processes possible. One
is related with the development in ultrasound generation technology and the other
one is the better understanding of interactions between acoustic energy and liquid
media, enabling the development of important guidelines for ultrasound-based
In recent years, the food and beverage industry in the US has viewed children and adolescents as
a major market force. As a result, children and adolescents are now the target of intense and
specialized food marketing and advertising efforts. Food marketers are interested in youth as
consumers because of their spending power, their purchasing influence, and as future adult
consumers. Multiple techniques and channels are used to reach youth, beginning when they are
toddlers, to foster brand-building and influence food product purchase behavior.
Chapter 31 - The digestive system. After completing chapter 31, you will be able to: List the functions of the digestive system; trace the pathway of food through the alimentary canal; describe the structure and functions of the mouth, teeth, tongue, and salivary glands; describe the structure and function of the pharynx; describe the swallowing process;...
Chapter 49 - Nutrition and special diets. Nutrition is the process of how the body takes in and utilizes food and other sources of nutrients. It is a fivepart process that includes intake, digestion, absorption, metabolism, and elimination. This chapter gives you an understanding of how a well-planned diet can lead to optimal health and well-being for your patients.
Chapter 18 - Nutrition and special diets. After you have mastered the material in this chapter, you will be able to: Describe how the body uses food, explain the role of calories in the diet, identify nutrients and their role in health, recall the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, describe the test used to assess body fat,...
Nutrition is the process of how the body takes in and utilizes food and other sources of nutrients. It is a fivepart process that includes intake, digestion, absorption, metabolism, and elimination. This chapter gives you an understanding of how a well-planned diet can lead to optimal health and well-being for your patients.
Chapter 29 - The digestive system. After completing chapter 29, you will be able to: List the functions of the digestive system; trace the pathway of food through the alimentary canal; describe the structure and functions of the mouth, teeth, tongue, and salivary glands; describe the structure and function of the pharynx; describe the swallowing process;...
Chapter 49 - Nutrition and special diets. This chapter gives you an understanding of how a well-planned diet can lead to optimal health and well-being for your patients. After completing this chapter, students will be able to: Describe how the body uses food, explain the role of calories in the diet, identify nutrients and their role in health, recall the dietary guidelines for Americans,...
BÀI 10 - Trong cuộc họp
I. Chú thích Nhân vật Harvey Judd: Chief Purchasing Officer – Hale and Hearty Foods Trưởng Phòng Thu Mua của Hale and Hearty Foods Assistant International PR Manager Giám đốc Giao tế Ngoại vụ Chief Executive Officer Tổng Giám đốc của công ty Administrative Manager, Sedond in charge to Douglas Hale
Diễn biến câu chuyện Douglas, Caroline, Harvey và Victoria họp bàn về buổi thuyết trình ngày hôm sau.
Agricultural biotechnology offers great promise for Africa and tissue culture and marker-assisted selection are already in widespread use across the continent. However, the safe application of these technologies requires functioning biosafety systems. The report focuses on the special issues related to biosafety in Africa.Crops can be improved by conventional breeding, by tissue culture and by marker-aided selection. But for many improvements - such as drought and salinity tolerance - GM technology is going to be essential.
Yet the shift towards health-systems strengthening
and its support through the International Health
Partnership (IHP+) and other related initiatives
offer a framework within which SRH may be more
The support offered to ministries of health by
the UNFPA and WHO country offices has been
marked by greater collaboration and a stronger
functional focus. This has been achieved through
harmonization of activities in the United Nations
Development Assistance Framework, and by
practical engagement of technical working groups
and similar structures for SRH.
The aim of this Country Brief for Zimbabwe is to update the Board of Directors on recent developments in Zimbabwe as well as serve as a programming instrument for the Bank’s intervention in the country in 2011-13. The Bank has supported Zimbabwe’s recovery over the past two years in line with the recommendations made in the Country Brief 2009/10 (ADF/BD/WP/2010/Approval) that was approved by the Board of Directors in 2010.
Communities can play a lead role in assessing and reducing community-level advertising and
marketing of unhealthy foods. Important lessons regarding community-based research and
advocacy to address marketing of unhealthy products can be borrowed from the alcohol and
tobacco control movements. Community-based efforts to decrease excessive advertising and
availability of alcohol and tobacco products, particularly in low-income communities, provide a
useful case study in how communities can influence marketing practices. ...
Standard for fish sauce CODEX STAN 302-2011 applies to fish sauce produced by means of fermentation by mixing fish and salt and may include other ingredients added to assist the fermentation process. The product is intended for direct consumption as a seasoning, or condiment or ingredient for food. This standard does not apply to fish sauce produced by acid hydrolysis.
This book is aimed at providing applied aspects of photosynthesis. Different research
groups collected their valuable results from the study of this interesting process. In
this book, there are two sections: Fundamental and Applied aspects. All sections have
been written by experts in their fields. Book chapters present different and new
subjects, from photosynthetic inhibitors, to interaction between flowering initiation
The book is the result of the effort of many experts, and I would like to take this
opportunity to thank all contributors for their chapters.
The essential role of a multistakeholder approach
Addressing, comprehensively, the issues of diet and physical activity
requires the involvement of a range of stakeholders. A multistakeholder
approach to the development and implementation of WHP policies and
programmes is key to the success, effectiveness and sustainability of