Nutritional status of fisherwomen

Lakshmi, J and Dhanapal, K and Khader, Vijaya and Sathiadhas, R and Kasim, H M and Narayanakumar, R and Sudhakara, N S and Hassan, Femeena and Lakshmana, G (2003) Nutritional status of fisherwomen. In: Workshop on Empowerment of Fisher Women, 13-14 October 2003, Hyderabad.


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Most fisher women were taking rice as it was their staple food. The mean consumption of rice was 330 gm/day. The consumption of pulses was 18•25 gm/day. The consumption of green leafy vegetables was found to be less and was observed to be 12 gm/day. The consumption of other. vegetable was also less. Consumption of fish was found to be more as it was easily available for them. Cereal consumption was found to be high in Andhra Pradesh followed by Kerala, Karnataka, and Tamilnadu.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nutritional status; fisherwomen
Subjects: Socio Economic and Extension
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2011 08:51
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:50

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