Nutritional Outcomes of a Rural Diet Supplemented with Low Cost Locally Available Foods. VII. Comparison of the Nutritional Profiles of Children at Different Cut off Points


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


There is adequate emperical evidence to show that the health and nutritional status of the children during the earlier years of development will determine to a stable extent, the productivity, physical stamina and endurance in adult life.In this context, nutrition intervention programmes have become a compelling necessity under the goal of social justice to the weaker sections. One of the most effective means of combating malnutrition is to provide a nutritious meal or a balanced food supplement prepared with inexpensive local foods to the target groups to ensure their proper nourishment.

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Health Care and Hospital Management

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