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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(11): 2102-2112
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.811.244


Consumption Pattern and Nutritional Assessment of Minor Millets among Rural Women in Madurai District of Tamil Nadu, India
L. Senthamarai Selvi1* and D. Malathi2
1Department of Human Development and Family studies, Community Science College an Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
2Post Harvest Technology Centre, Agricultural Engineering College an Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The research study was conducted in Peraiyur taluk of Madurai district of Tamil Nadu to know the consumption pattern of minor millets among rural women. 120 rural women were selected from the village of Mangalrevu at Periyur taluk. Investigation on the millet consumption pattern including food habits and meal pattern, frequency of millet consumption, food expenditure pattern, frequency of millet purchase, the per capita food intake of the selected subjects in comparison with requirement, Anthropometric measurement, per capita nutrient intake of the selected subjects in comparison with RDA of the selected subjects were assessed.


Keywords: Millets, Women, Consumption, Frequency, Expenditure pattern, Requirement
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Senthamarai Selvi, L. and Malathi, D. 2019. Consumption Pattern and Nutritional Assessment of Minor Millets among Rural Women in Madurai District of Tamil Nadu.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(11): 2102-2112. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.811.244