Nutrition-related Oversight Review: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Scientific Planning, Analysis and Cooperation of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Domestic and International Scientific Planning, Analysis, and Cooperation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977 - 792 pages
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Page 555 - ... and promoting the coordination of all such researches and activities and the useful application of their results ; training personnel in matters relating to mental health ; and developing, and assisting States in the use of the most effective methods of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric disorders.
Page 531 - United Nations agencies such as the World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization, and the United Nations Bureau of Social Affairs.
Page 558 - COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES Mr. Chairman and Members of the subcommittee...
Page 528 - ... maintain food resources sufficient to meet emergency needs and to fulfill a responsible role as a nation in meeting world food needs, 3...
Page 438 - Many elderly persons do not eat adequately because (1) they cannot afford to do so ; (2) they lack the skills to select and prepare nourishing and well-balanced meals; (3) they have limited mobility which may impair their capacity to shop and cook for themselves; and (4) they have feelings of rejection and loneliness which obliterate the incentive necessary to prepare and eat a meal alone. These and other physiological, psychological, social, and economic changes that occur with aging result in a...
Page 561 - Only the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the National Institute on Aging have a life-cycle perspective on research.
Page 333 - It is a fundamental responsibility of Governments to work together for higher food production and a more equitable and efficient distribution of food I'M ween countries and within countries.
Page 61 - In the Mississippi delta, in the coal fields of Appalachia and in coastal South Carolina — where visitors ten years ago could quickly see large numbers of stunted, apathetic children with swollen stomachs and the dull eyes and poorly healing wounds characteristic of malnutrition— such children are not to be seen in such numbers.
Page 526 - Toward a National Nutrition Policy The past year may represent a turning point in history.. Numerous developments including the energy crisis, inflation, rising food costs and depletion of our food reserves have convinced many knowledgable people that we are now entering an era which will be characterized by a shortage of resources including food. The high energy cost of producing food makes it clear that food and the energy supply are inextricably linked. For the first time, the capacity of the...