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Nutritional Surveys of Inland Australia Problems of Child Nutrition

Nature volume 141, page 1023 (04 June 1938) | Download Citation



FEW of the various national nutrition committees appointed following the recommendations of the League of Nations have brought more enthusiasm and resource to their task than the Commonwealth of Australia's Advisory Council on Nutrition. Its recently published fourth report provides ample evidence not only of painstaking endeavour to arrive at a true assessment of the nutritional state of white children living in urban and rural districts of Australia, but also of the need for devising means whereby the revealed deficiencies may be corrected.

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