The Short and Long Term Functional Implications of Infant Calorie-Protein Malnutrition

  • José O. Mora
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)


The contention that infant malnutrition carries long term functional implications for the individual thus affecting the human capital, is often used as the most convincing argument to motivate politicians and other decision making people to give high priority and preferential budgetary allocations to nutrition programs1,2.


Environmental Enrichment Intellectual Development Physical Growth Malnourished Child Basic Research Design 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • José O. Mora
    • 1
  1. 1.Dir. de NutriciónInst. Colombiano de Bienestar FamiliarBogotáColombia

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