Some observations on the food consumption pattern and nutritional status of a marine fishermen community

Srinath, Krishna (1988) Some observations on the food consumption pattern and nutritional status of a marine fishermen community. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 80 . pp. 22-26.

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Abstract

Food consumption pattern and nutrient intake of artisanal fishermen community was investigated during 1982-'83in Vypeenkara, Cochin. The methodology adopted includes the survey of 150 housholds in the selected area to know the weekly food consumption pattern and evaluation of nutritional status with the aid of public health centre using the UNICEF standards for comparison. The study found that the nutritional quality of food taken by the community need to be raised.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Food consumption pattern; Nutritional status; consumption unit; balanced meal; Kanji; Pokkali; anthrapometric;
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:3247
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Deposited On:20 Sep 2010 17:31
Last Modified:28 May 2012 14:24

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