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Pica as a Micronutrient Supplement

Sera L. Young

in Craving Earth: Understanding Pica--the Urge to Eat Clay, Starch, Ice, and Chalk

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146098
eISBN:
9780231517898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146098.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter continues the discussion began in Chapter 7 and explores the possibility that a micronutrient deficiency motivates pica. It examines predictions that can be made from this hypothesis: ... More


Solving Hidden Hunger with Fortified Food

Aya Hirata Kimura

in Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451645
eISBN:
9780801467691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter discusses the popularity of fortified food—food enriched with micronutrients—during the 1990s. In particular, it addresses two important factors behind the fortification boom. The first ... More


Uncovering Hidden Hunger

Aya Hirata Kimura

in Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451645
eISBN:
9780801467691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This introductory chapter focuses on the development projects in the final decade of the twentieth century aimed at preventing the lack of proper micronutrients—vitamins and minerals that are vital ... More


The Food Security Roots of the Middle-Income Trap

Scott Rozelle, Jikun Huang, and Xiaobing Wang

in The Evolving Sphere of Food Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354054
eISBN:
9780199398959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354054.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Volumes have been written about calorie and protein deficiencies in poor countries. However, much less research has been compiled on the food security problems of middle-income countries with ... More


Putting the Pica Pieces Together

Sera L. Young

in Craving Earth: Understanding Pica--the Urge to Eat Clay, Starch, Ice, and Chalk

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146098
eISBN:
9780231517898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146098.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter first discusses what we know about pica. Specifically that pica is ubiquitous; pica may be adaptive; pica is not due to hunger; pica is unlikely to contribute micronutrients to the diet; ... More


Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods

Aya Hirata Kimura

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451645
eISBN:
9780801467691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

For decades, nonprofit organizations (NGOs) targeting world hunger focused on ensuring that adequate quantities of food were being sent to those in need. In the 1990s, the international food policy ... More


Nutrition, Iron Deficiency Anemia, and the Demand for IronFortified SaltEvidence from an Experiment in Rural Bihar

Abhijit Banerjee, Sharon Barnhardt, and Esther Duflo

in Discoveries in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226146096
eISBN:
9780226146126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226146126.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is frequent among the poor worldwide. While it can be prevented with supplements or food fortification, these programs often do not reach the poorest. Further, little is ... More


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