Diet & nutrition situation in rural India.

  title={Diet & nutrition situation in rural India.},
  author={Kamasamudram Vijayaraghavan and D. H. Rao},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
During the last 25 years, a large database has been accumulated on the diet and nutritional status of the rural population of different states of India. The National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau (NNMB) and the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad have carried out extensive diet and nutrition surveys in 12 states of the country. These surveys indicate that the diets of the rural population are inadequate and deficient in most of the nutrients. There is widespread energy deficiency in… CONTINUE READING