Influence of Family's Vegetable Cultivation on Prevalence of Anaemia among Adolescent Girls
Adolescence is one of the nutritional stress period of life. With profound growth of adolescence comes increased demands for energy, protein, minerals and vitamins. The adolescent's normal haemoglobin levels, according to Srilakshmi' are 11-13 per cent for girls and low heamoglobin level which is known as anemia, continues to be a major public health problem, particularly among females of reproductive age in developing countries. In India adolescents form about 21 per cent of the population.
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