Post – Graduate Department of Home Sciences, Berhampur University, Orissa, India
Anjali Pattanaik Post – Graduate Department of Home Sciences, Berhampur University, Orissa India
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Our body needs food everyday that supplies all the nutrients in required amount to keep the body healthy. But eating of food sometimes gets affected by socio- cultural factors that condition the dietary habits of the people which contribute significantly to nutritional deprivation in the communities, these faulty feeding habits arising from ignorance, superstitions, and social prejudices have bee so strongly entrenched that it is very difficult to dislodge them from the community in which malnutrition aggravates.