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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
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Eating Practice Green Leafy Vegetable Diet Survey Meal Pattern Calcium Iron 
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Glossary

Bhadam kheer

lime juice

Cambu

Pennisetum typhoides

Chappatti

A form of panfried preparation made with wheat fiour

Cholam

Serghum vulgare

Dhal rice

Mixed rice and lentils cooked and reasoned

Payasam

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

Pori

A form of deep fat fried preparation made with wheat flour

Ragi

Eleusive coracana

Samai

Panicum

Uppuma

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

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References

  1. Aykroyd, W. R. (1947). A note on the diet surveys in India, Burma and Ceylon.Indian Research Fund Association, Special Report No. 16, New Delhi.Google Scholar
  2. Central Food Technological Research Institute. (1960). Balanced diets and nutritive value of common recipes.C.F.T.R.I. Mysore.Google Scholar
  3. Mitra, K. (1955). The results of diet surveys in India.Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi.Google Scholar
  4. Nutrition Research Laboratories. (1964). Diet Atlas of India.Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi.Google Scholar
  5. Radbakrishna Rao, M. V. (1954). Report of the Nutrition Survey Committee for Dang District 1951–52.Government of Bombay, Bombay.Google Scholar

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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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