DIETARY PATTERN OF TRIBAL PREGNANT WOMEN OF DISTRICT BASTAR IN M.P.

Article Id: ARCC5513
Citation :- DIETARY PATTERN OF TRIBAL PREGNANT WOMEN OF DISTRICT BASTAR IN M.P..Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2001.(20)
Singh Rekha, Kwatra Asha
Address : Department of Foods and Nutrition CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125 004, India

Abstract

The present study was conducted on 100 tribal pregnant women belonging to selected three blocks of district Bastar in Madhya Pradesh. The data on typical meal pattern, food intake frequency and food intake were collected. All tribal pregnant women surveyed were non-vegetarians and were consuming three meals a day. Intake of cereals were significantly higher than RDA. Intake of roots and tubers were almost similar to RDA, whereas intake of pulses, green leafy vegetables, other vegetables, fruits, fats and oils, milk and milk products, sugar and jaggery, meat, fish and eggs were lower than RDA among tribal pregnant women.

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