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Nutrition to Infant Complementary Food or Weaning Diet

Vandana Chauhan

Abstract


Weaning practices impact on long-term eating habits of children. Education to caregiver or mother may have impact and improve nutritional status in children by empowering parents or caregiver to provide the best possible. Nutritional education is essential component of health promotion and disease prevention. There are lack of evidences regarding education and knowledge for weaning diet. Delayed weaning can cause nutritional deficiency disorder. Proper weaning diet at proper age is required for the growth of baby.

 

Keywords: Eating habits, disease prevention, nutritional status, weaning diet, complementary food


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