The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 35, Issue 7, pp 350–355 | Cite as

Diet and eating practices of school children in Coimbatore

  • Rajammal P. Devadas
  • R. Girija Bai
  • P. S. Nirmala
Original Articles


Eating Practice Green Leafy Vegetable Diet Survey Meal Pattern Calcium Iron 
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Bhadam kheer

lime juice


Pennisetum typhoides


A form of panfried preparation made with wheat fiour


Serghum vulgare

Dhal rice

Mixed rice and lentils cooked and reasoned


A preparation made with cereals (like rice, vermicelli, sago and pulses e.g. bengal gram) boiled with water, milk and sugar


A form of deep fat fried preparation made with wheat flour


Eleusive coracana




Broken wheat cooked with water which is highly seasoned with onion, green chillies, mustard, curry leaves etc


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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rajammal P. Devadas
    • 1
  • R. Girija Bai
    • 1
  • P. S. Nirmala
    • 1
  1. 1.Coimbatore

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