FN 504 ADVANCES IN COMMUNITY NUTRITION 2+1
Objective To enable the students to understand the nutritional problems of the community and gain skills in planning, executing and evaluating nutrition projects of the community.
UNIT I Assessment of the nutritional status at individual, household and institutional level: direct and indirect methods.
UNIT II Ecological, socio-cultural, economic and demographic correlations of malnutrition; prevalence, etiology, biochemical and metabolic changes in PEM and other micro nutrient deficiencies
. UNIT III Major nutritional problems of the state, nation and world. Food and Nutrition security of the country. Nutrition intervention- Definition, importance, methods of nutrition intervention and their impact evaluation.UNIT IV National nutritional programmes and policies; nutritional surveillance. National programmes and policies regarding food production and distribution
Dr. Ameena M., Dr. Sheeja K. Raj, Dr. Jacob D.
Department of Agronomy
College of Agriculture, Vellayani