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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:10, October, 2018

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
Publisher : Excellent Publishers
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(10): 1847-1855

Dietary Intake of Tribal Women of Reproductive Age Group of Meghalaya, India
Elvina Shongsir Monsang and Namita Singh*
Department of Food Science and Nutrition, College of Home Science, CAU (Imphal), Tura, Meghalaya, India
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Diet and nutrition play an important role for proper functioning and maintenance of good health throughout the life. A balanced diet is required for proper growth and development from the early stages of life. The present study was conducted with the objectives to assess their dietary intakes in terms of quantity and quality and energy balance. Study conducted in five villages of three districts of Meghalaya among 150 reproductive age group tribal women selected through stratified random sampling method and data were collected by a pretested interview schedule. Study revealed that majority of the study tribal women dietary intake was lower than the RDA.

Keywords: Dietary intake, RDA, Tribes, Reproductive age, Meghalaya

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Elvina Shongsir Monsang and Namita Singh. 2018. Dietary Intake of Tribal Women of Reproductive Age Group of Meghalaya, India.

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