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Diet and Nutritional Status of Tribal Population and Prevalence of Hypertension among Adults

Publisher: National Institute of Nutrition

The study highlights the need for implementation of developmental programmes in the tribal areas for the overall improvement of nutritional status of the community. There is also a need to carryout in depth studies to assess the lifestyle practices and other associated factors contributing to hypertension. The community needs to be sensitized regarding the causes and consequences of obesity, HTN and DM and to educate them about the need for adopting appropriate life styles and healthy dietary habits.

Author(s): National Institute of Nutrition Hyderabad | Views(428) | Download (228)

  
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