Effect of a Blend of Protein Foods on the Nutritional Status of Pre-School Children in a Rural Balwadi


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  • Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College, Coimbatore, India

Abstract

Childhood is a crucial period in terms of growth and development. Unfortunately in the developing countries, childhood is marred by malnutrition leading to high mortality and morbidity rates. According to Gopalan the high incidence of protein calorie malnutrition among weaned infants in India, cripples the growth of the nation. The ultimate solution to the problem of hunger and malnutrition lies in the proper utilisation of the existing resources, Sen.

Subject Discipline

Alternative Medicine

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