Weiqun George Wang*
Department of Human Nutrition, Kansas State University, USA
Received date: May 25, 2016; Accepted date: May 27, 2016, 2016; Published date: May 30, 2016
Citation: Wang WG (2016) Ensuring Nutritional Security for Better Health. J Nutr Food Sci 6:e125. doi: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000e125
Copyright: © 2016 Wang WG. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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