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An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution$
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Partha Dasgupta

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780198288350

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198288352.001.0001

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Food Needs and Work Capacity

Food Needs and Work Capacity

(p.401) 14 Food Needs and Work Capacity
An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Partha Dasgupta (Contributor Webpage)

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Food needs are discussed in relation to work capacity in eight sections: (1) complementarities among nutrients; (2) nutrition and infection; (3) energy conservation; (4) energy requirements, nutritional status, and productivity; (5) basal metabolic rates and maintenance requirements; (6–7) special requirements during growth and development, and during pregnancy and lactation; and (8) determinants of work capacity and endurance.

Keywords:   basal metabolic rate, endurance, energy conservation, energy requirements, food requirements, growth and development, infection, lactation, nutrient requirements, nutrition, nutritional status, pregnancy, productivity, work capacity

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