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One goal of health education is to diminish problems through prevention of disease rather than through intervention or treatment. Physicians and health scientists have identified such nutrition-related diseases as obesity, atherosclerosis, dental disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and cancer as conditions that may be affected by lifelong dietary habits. The purpose of this bulletin is to describe procedures for assessing nutritional status of school children utilizing anthropometric measurements and dietary intake records and to report the findings.
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Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, Life Sciences and Agriculture Experiment Station
Nutrition status, Glenburn Study
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Musgrave, Katherine O.. 1980. B770: Nutritional Assessment of Elementary School Children. Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, Life Sciences and Agriculture Experiment Station Bulletins .