Research Paper | Food Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017
Alleviating Malnutrition among Rural Children
Shradha Trivedi, Sunita Mishra
Abstract: Malnutrition or malnourishment is a condition that results from eating a diet in which nutrients are either not enough or are too much such that the diet causes health problems. It may involve calories, protein, carbohydrate, vitamins or minerals. Children are the vanguard and supreme powers of the world of tomorrow. The health of children is of fundamental importance. Without ensuring optimal child growth and development significantly will unsuccessful. Good nutrition is a basic requirement for good health. Therefore, sound knowledge of the needs of children is essential for guiding them properly. Keeping in view, present proposal has been framed to identify and eradicated various indicators which lead to poor nutritional status and linear growth retardation. Anthropometric assessment of children which includes height, weight, MUAC, skin thickness will be performed.
Keywords: Malnutrition, anthropometric measurement
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,
Pages: 93 - 95
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Shradha Trivedi, Sunita Mishra, "Alleviating Malnutrition among Rural Children", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20178581, Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017, 93 - 95
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