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Journal of Nutrition Research
An official journal of IAPEN India association


Journal of Nutrition Research

Year: 2017, Volume: 5, Issue: 1, Pages: 97-99

Applied Nutrition Research

Nutritional aspects in lactation

Received Date:03 August 2017, Accepted Date:31 May 2017, Published Date:26 November 2017


The present study was conducted to determine the consciousness of lactating women (0-6 months) towards betterment of their health. Fifty lactating women participated in this study. The demographic profile indicated predominance of lactating women to be in the age group of 22-32 years, belonging to nuclear family and house owned by her husband. The 24 hour recall showed a better consumption pattern of pulses and milk or milk products in the diet. Physical activity was also adopted by lactating women for the betterment of their health. Consciousness among lactating women for the betterment of their health was assessed through a questionnaire. On analysis, it was concluded that they were little conscious about their health. They were consuming diet rich in fat but low in carbohydrates and proteins.


© The Indian Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2017


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