Food Consumption and Nutritional Status in India: Emerging Trends and Perspectives

Published By: IGIDR on eSS | Published Date: November, 15 , 2006

The paper reviews the trends over three decades in the consumption of cereals, calories and micronutrients and nutritional status based on anthropometric measures using the data sets of NSS, NNMB and NFHS. It provides an explanation for the slow growth of nutrient intake and slow reduction in malnutrition.

Author(s): Radhakrishna R | Posted on: Sep 15, 2009 | Views(1367) | Download (704)


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