Intra Family Food Intake of Selected Rural Households and Food Consumption Patterns of Pregmant Women


  • Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College, Coimbatore, India


Food habits of people depend on availability of foods. Food availability is influenced by the climatic, socio-economic and cultural environment. Religious injunctions, superstition and ignorance affect the food habits significantly. Survey data in India indicate glaring deficits in the dietaries of vulnerable groups, food available to a household is dependent on the purchasing power and food available in the region.

Subject Discipline

Alternative Medicine

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