International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Food Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017

Alleviating Malnutrition among Rural Children

Shradha Trivedi | Sunita Mishra [16]

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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