Management of Nutritional and Health Needs of Malnourished and Vegetarian People in India

  • H. D. Kumar
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 546)


The maintenance of good health rests directly or indirectly on a strong nutritional foundation of plant foods. People everywhere require adequate amounts of essential macronutrients (proteins, carbohydrates, fats) and micronutrients such as vitamins and minerals. Both deficiency and excess of nutrients can be detrimental to health. Whereas many health-related problems of affluent or wealthy people arise from overconsumption, deficiencies of proteins and other nutrients afflict millions of poor people in developing countries.


Curcuma Longa Spirulina Platensis Beta Carotene Night Blindness Azadirachta Indica 
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  • H. D. Kumar
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  1. 1.Biotechnology ProgramBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia

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