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- Document2012The study aims to find out the prevalence of overweight and obesity among married women in India. As expected the prevalence of obesity among women is much higher in urban India than in rural India. The range of Mean BMI is also significantly wider which indicates a differential in the nutritional status of women across the states.DocumentPLoS ONE, 2012Reducing salt intake has been proposed to prevent cardiovascular disease in India. This study sought to determine whether salt reductions would be beneficial or feasible, given the worry that unrealistically large reductions would be required, worsening iodine deficiency and benefiting only urban subpopulations.Document
Association of breakfast intake with obesity, dietary and physical activity behavior among urban school-aged adolescents in Delhi, India: results of a cross-sectional studyBMC Public Health, 2012This cross-sectional study aims to describe the frequency of breakfast consumption among school-going adolescents in Delhi and evaluate its association with overweight and obesity as well as other dietary, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors. Eight schools (Private and Government) were studied in Delhi with a total of 1814 students.Document
Prevalence of household-level food insecurity and its determinants in an urban resettlement colony in North IndiaJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2014An adequate food intake, in terms of quantity and quality, is a key to healthy life. Malnutrition is the most serious consequence of food insecurity and has a multitude of health and economic implications. India has the world’s largest population living in slums, and these have largely been underserved areas.DocumentPLoS ONE, 2011Migration from rural areas of India contributes to urbanisation and lifestyle change, and dietary changes may increase the risk of obesity and chronic diseases. The study tested the hypothesis that rural-to-urban migrants have different macronutrient and food group intake to rural non-migrants, and that migrants have a diet more similar to urban non- migrants.DocumentInternational Journal of Current Research, 2013This study was done to assess food safety and hygiene practices amongst street food vendors in Delhi, India.Document
Association of Obesity with Hypertension Amongst School-Age Children Belonging to Lower income group and middle income group in national capital territory of DelhiIndian Journal of Community Medicine, 2013Hypertension is one of the most common diseases world-wide and the prevalence in school-aged children appears to be increasing perhaps as a result of increased prevalence of obesity.Document
Dimensions of nutritional vulnerability: Assessment of women and children in Sahariya tribal community of Madhya Pradesh in IndiaIndian Journal of Public Health, 2013Tribal communities are "at risk" of undernutrition due to geographical isolation and suboptimal utilization of health services. The objective of this study was to assess the nutritional status of Sahariya tribes of Madhya Pradesh (MP), India.Document
Scoping Study: Review on food and nutrition security: India’s domestic story and scope to build global partnershipsKnowledge Partnership Programme, 2014Between 1950 and 2012 India’s foodgrain production has gone up by five times, whereas its population increased during this period by roughly three and a half times.DocumentKnowledge Partnership Programme, 2014Volume of statistics which accompanies the Report on India’s Global Resource Footprint in Food, Energy and Water.