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Food Insecurity and Nutritional Status in the Population of High Degree of Poverty in Northeast, Brazil

By Juliana Souza Oliveira, Pedro Israel Cabral de Lira, Marilia de Carvalho Lima and Malaquias Batista Filho

Submitted: June 30th 2011Reviewed: April 6th 2012Published: May 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/48059

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Juliana Souza Oliveira, Pedro Israel Cabral de Lira, Marilia de Carvalho Lima and Malaquias Batista Filho (May 16th 2012). Food Insecurity and Nutritional Status in the Population of High Degree of Poverty in Northeast, Brazil, Human Development Maria Lucia Seidl-De-Moura, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/48059. Available from:

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