Nutritional Challenges India Faces Today


Abstract

Good nutrition is an indispensable component of healthy life. It is the common denominator for healthy growth of mind and body. The nutritional status of a country on a macro level, and in different strata of the population on micro level, depends on the growth of population, production and distribution of foods, nutrition knowledge of the population, purchasing power of the masses, and various other socioeconomic factors. With a population of over 844 million, of whom about 30 per cent live below poverty line, and 49 per cent are illiterate, the nutrition problems faced are multidimensional.

Subject Discipline

Health Care and Hospital Management

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