[Urban-rural differences in food intake of poor families in Guatemala].

  title={[Urban-rural differences in food intake of poor families in Guatemala].},
  author={J. Alarc{\'o}n and F J Adrino},
  journal={Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion},
  volume={41 3},
The present paper deals with the urban-rural differences in food consumption patterns and nutrient intake of poor families in Guatemala, based on consumption data collected in 1987 using the 24-hour dietary recall method. The main results show mean intake energy and protein levels below the mean recommended allowances in both groups of families included in the study. Higher levels of protein and calorie intakes, however, are also reported for families in the urban areas. In spite of the fact… CONTINUE READING

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