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Title: Harnessing Hidden Hunger
Authors: Barthakur, Sharmistha
Issue Date: Jul-2010
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: In spite of being one of the world’s largest food producers, India has the highest number of malnourished people in the world, accounting for one third of 2 billion people worldwide suffering from these deficits. The need of the hour is to work towards supplementing the Indian diet with adequate micronutrients in an affordable way to achieve health and prosperity for all. Reports of a looming global food crisis and high food prices have brought India also into the ring albeit this time the other way round, courtesy improved diet of Indians. The hunger in the country may have been reined in but we are still grappling with providing adequate nourishment for all. There is a huge difference between hunger (caloric intake of less than 2100 Kcal) and malnutrition (lack of essential nutrients).
Page(s): 32-35
ISSN: 0036-8512
Source:SR Vol.47(07) [July 2010]

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