Nutritional Adequacy, Diversity and Choice Among Primary School Children: Policy and Practice in India

Nutritional Adequacy, Diversity and Choice Among Primary School Children: Policy and Practice in India

by Shreelata Rao Seshadri, Jyoti Ramakrishna

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811098819
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 05/26/2018
Series: Springerbriefs in Public Health
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Shreelata Rao Seshadri, Ph.D., is a Professor and Head of the Health, Development and Society Group at Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India.

Jyoti P. Ramakrishna, MD, MPH, is the Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Interim Vice Chair Ambulatory Affairs, Department of Pediatrics, at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Boston, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction: the reality of malnutrition in India and its relation to poverty and hunger.- Research context.- How are we growing?: Primary school children in rural India and their nutritional outcomes.- What we ate then and what we eat now: Grandmother’s Tale Chapter 5: Health and Nutrition in schools: Teachers’ Account.- Why do we eat what we eat? Changing dietary choice.- Food and Nutrition Policy: the Government response.- The Health Eco-System: a suggested framework for food and nutrition at various levels – schools, households, community, programs and policy.

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