Effect of Supplementary Protein Food Based on a Blend of Groundnut, Bengal Gram and Sesame on the Retention of Nitrogen, Calcium and Phosphorus in Undernourished Children Subsisting on an Inadequate Diet


  • Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, India


In an earlier publication, it was reported that a daily supplement of 53g of a protein food based on 4:4:2 bJend of groundnut, Bengal gram and sesame flours and fortified with essential vitamins and calcium salts, oyer a period of 6 months made up the dietary deficiencies and brought about marked improvement in their growth and nutritional status.

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Alternative Medicine

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