Nutrition and educational achievement

by Ernesto Pollitt

Publisher: Nutrition Education Programme, Division of Science, Technical, and Vocational Education, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization in Paris

Written in English
Published: Pages: 42 Downloads: 215
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Subjects:

  • Malnutrition in children.,
  • Learning disabilities -- Nutritional aspects.

Edition Notes

Statementby Ernesto Pollitt.
SeriesNutrition education series ;, issue 9
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/02915 (R)
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2619364M
LC Control Number85185701

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