Topic outline

  • General

    FNDT 314
    COMMUNITY NUTRITION 3(1+2)

    B.Kasturiba,
    UAS, Dharwad

    P.Yashoda Devi, C.H.Sc
    ANGRAU, Hyderabad

    K.Sreedevi, R.A,
    C.H.Sc, ANGRAU, Hyderabad


    Learning Outcomes

    At the end of the course, the student will have knowledge of

    • What is under nutrition and malnutrition – causes, prevalence and its consequences.
    • Methods of nutritional assessment of individual and group both directly and indirectly.
    • The major nutritional problems existing in India- causes, effects, prevention and control measures.
    • Various national nutritional programmes existing in India to combat malnutrition.
    • Role of national and international agencies in improving the nutritional status of population.
  • Topic 1

    Under nutrition – causes and effects
  • Topic 2

    Assessment of Nutritional Status- Nutritional anthropometry
  • Topic 3

    Analysis and Interpretation of Anthropometric data
  • Topic 4

    Clinical Assessment of Nutritional Status
  • Topic 5

    Biochemical Assessment of Nutritional Status
  • Topic 6

    Diet Survey
  • Topic 7

    Assessment of Nutritional Status Based on Vital Statistics
  • Topic 8

    Protein Energy Malnutrition
  • Topic 9

    Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD)
  • Topic 10

    Iron Deficiency Anaemia (IDA)
  • Topic 11

    Iodine Deficiency Disorders
  • Topic 12

    Role of International Agencies in Combating Malnutrition
  • Topic 13

    Role of National Agencies in Combating Malnutrition
  • Topic 14

    Nutrition programme in India
  • Topic 15

    Food Adulteration
  • Topic 16

    Nutrition Education