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Edited by Wilma B Friere. Pan American Health Organisation, 2005, pp 247. ISBN 9275116121
Many of us have never had the opportunity to travel to the countries in South and Central America and the Caribbean, so Nutrition and an Active Life. From Knowledge to Action, edited by Wilma B Friere, provides a very graphic image of some of the health crises that threaten the quality of life and productivity of these communities. The book also explores efforts made by these communities to arrest some of the devastation caused by diseases and reclaim some quality to their communities’ wellbeing.
The major theme of this book is that individual behaviour can be changed through the modification of local and national policies regarding dietary and …
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