Social Antecedents and Correlates of Preschool Malnutrition in Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • Ernesto Pollitt
  • Eleanor Paradise
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 14)


The purpose of this paper is to present preliminary data on a study conducted in Cambridge, Massachusetts by staff from the Department of Nutrition and Food Science at MIT on the identification of causal determinants of preschool malnutrition among low-income families.


Food Group None None Household Composition Social Environmental Factor Causal Determinant 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernesto Pollitt
    • 1
  • Eleanor Paradise
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Nutrition and Food SciencesMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyEmmanuel CollegeBostonUSA

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