International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Arts and Humanities | India | Volume 10 Issue 6, June 2021


Importance of Nutrition in Child Growth

Jayshri Balwantrao Chaturkar | Dr. Savita Sangwan [2] | Dr. Sandhya Raut Kale


Abstract: Proper nutrition is essential for growth, development and well-being. One way to evaluate a society economically, socially, is to evaluate the nutrition of the children in that society. Many diseases are seen in our country today due to lack of proper clean and adequate food. Children's growth is stunted due to lack of proper food. Excessive malnutrition also stunts intellectual growth. Decreased ability to fight disease. Diarrhoea, worms and malnutrition are closely related. Because of the general economic and social situation, the area is not kept clean and drinking water is not properly maintained. In many households, the older ones go to work and the older siblings take care of the children. Children who suffer from childhood malnutrition, scratching growth and disease often do not give up even in adulthood. Even in adulthood, the ability of these children to work, the immune system is low, and a proper and balanced diet is important from an early age.


Keywords: siblings, nutrition, malnutrition, augmentation, chickpea


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 6, June 2021,


Pages: 1509 - 1511


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