Nutritional Outcomes of a Rural Diet Supplemented with Low Cost Locally Available Foods. VIII. Impact on Preschool Children from a Tribal Community


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


Tribals in general are a segregated group of people living in isolation as a community and it is generally recognized that as a result of extreme poverty and pattern of living, intake of various essential constituents of food may be inadequate among the tribals of India. Today, many a measures are underway in bettering the lot of these communities Undoubtedly, self-reliance alone can bring in lasting measures in any developmental activity and this is especially true of tribals because inspite of all the invasions by outsiders in general they prefer to live and practice their own way of life. Food habits probably is the most difficult habit to change in any community and all the more so in a tribal set up.

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Health Care and Hospital Management

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