Evaluation of an Applied Nutrition Feeding Programme on the Nutritional Status of Nursing Women


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

Abstract

Diet surveys carried out by Belavady and Shankar have revealed that the food intake of nursing mothers are low in calories, protein and calcium. A high incidence of anaemia, deficiency of vitamin B complex and hypoproteinemia have been reported among Indian mothers by Das Gupta, Rao et al and Subrahmanyam et al.

Subject Discipline

Alternative Medicine

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