Nutritioivial Outcomes of a Rural Diet Supplemented with Low Cost Locally Available Foods-IX Improvements in Nutritional Knowledge and Cost Analysis of the Diets


  • Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women, Coimbatore, India


Despite the fact that many a nutritional intervention efforts have been underway to wipe out malnutrition especially among the vulnerable groups, the number of chronically underfed children and other vulnerable groups still run to several millions. To meet their growing needs and to improve their nutritional lot is a tremendous challenge facing the nation. The solution does not call for any extraneous measures, but lies in the judicious use of locally available, less expensive resources to meet the local needs.

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Health Care and Hospital Management

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