The nutrition transition is underway in India.

  title={The nutrition transition is underway in India.},
  author={Paula Griffiths and Margaret E. Bentley},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  volume={131 10},
Nutrition research in India has previously focused on the serious problem of undernutrition related to nutrient deficit and high rates of infection. Recent data from the National Family Health Survey 1998/99 (NFHS 2), however, identified a significant proportion of Indian women as overweight, coexisting with high rates of malnutrition. This paper examines the emerging nutrition transition for women living in rural and urban communities of Andhra Pradesh, India. NFHS 2 provides nationally… CONTINUE READING

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