A Study on Health and Nutrition Status of Children

  • T Jansi Rani Assistant Professor of Economics, S.M.S. College of Arts And Science, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8458-8312
  • R Seenivasan Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Economics, School of Economics Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Children, BMI, Malnutrition, Calories, Symptoms, Fresh Vegetables, Nutrition etc

Abstract

Today food habits are totally changed among the people in India. The food consumption also differs from one person to another person. Recently many diseases are affected our home country especially, children are affected by many health problems. This is only come only by the consumption patterns followed by children. The important objectives of this study are to assess the high level calories of food intake by children and to know how much amount of calorie intake child per day. This study is based on secondary data. The BMI help to estimate or know about how many years’ children have how much weight and height. Not enough nutrition is called malnutrition or malnourishment. The symptom of malnutrition is short height, thin body, poor energy and abdomen. The main reccomentations of this study are parents are teach to their children intake fresh vegetables and fruits If a child dislike any nutrient food, parents are must teach to the children how these food is important to our health. They are immediately understood.

Published
2022-03-01
How to Cite
Jansi Rani, T., & Seenivasan, R. (2022). A Study on Health and Nutrition Status of Children. Shanlax International Journal of Economics, 10(2), 90-94. https://doi.org/10.34293/economics.v10i2.4666
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