oa South African Medical Journal - A new approach to the definition and evaluation of nutrition status and its application to adult male labourers
|Article Title||A new approach to the definition and evaluation of nutrition status and its application to adult male labourers|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 National Nutrition Research Institute, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Dec 1966|
|Pages||1082 - 1089|
|Keyword(s)||Adult male labourers, Application, Definition, Evaluation, Nutrition status and Occupational health|
The prevalence of undernutrition in the world's most densely populated countries has made it imperative to devise a new and simple approach to the evaluation of nutritional status that is based on the maintenance requirements of population groups at different levels of physical development, and will enable the investigator to state whether the current food intake of a particular group is adequate to maintain it in its existing condition or will cause a deterioration or an improvement.
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