International Journal of Home Science
2022, VOL. 8 ISSUE 2, PART B
A study on nutritional status of pre-school children of Agra district
Author(s): Arti Yadav, Deepti Bhadoria and Dolly Rani
Life actually thrives on food. It can be maintained only with adequate nutrition. The relationship between food, nutrition and health is immense. Inadequate nutrition may lead to malnutrition, growth retardation; reduce work capacity and poor mental and social development. India is listed in the countries where malnutrition and child mortality is alarmingly high. Keeping in view the above facts the present study was conducted among urban area of Agra district to know the nutritional status of pre-school children. The 2006 WHO Growth Standards were used for the determination of nutritional status of pre-school children. The study reported that the mother’s nutritional knowledge was significantly associated with their children’s nutritional status
How to cite this article:
Arti Yadav, Deepti Bhadoria, Dolly Rani. A study on nutritional status of pre-school children of Agra district. Int J Home Sci 2022;8(2):94-96.