Dietary practices during childhood illnesses lead to nutritional restrictions

The beliefs, knowledge, and attitude of Indian caregivers toward dietary practices during childhood illnesses lead to nutritional restrictions, according to a recently published study.

In India, 43% of children aged 5 years and under are malnourished or undernourished. In fact, a child with grade I or II malnutrition may appear normal to a caregiver. Malnutrition in childhood impedes motor, sensory, cognitive, social, and emotional development, and malnourished children are at...

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