Abstract Volume:6 Issue-1 Year-2018 Original Research Articles
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2College of Nursing, Sri Venkateshvara Institute of Medical sciences, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
Malnutrition is one of the most devastating problems worldwide and is inextricably linked with poverty. Each individual requires a minimum amount of nutritious food to keep himself/herself healthy. When this minimum requirement is not met the human body becomes weak and susceptible to infection. Therefore, to recover from this problem it is very important to supplement the diet with protein and energy rich food supplement. The aim of the study was to compare the effectiveness of glycine max fortified mixture and Hyderabad mixture on nutritional status of malnourished children. Single blinded randomized block design. Anganawadi No.1, Muchakandi village, Bagalkot. 20 children between 2 to 5 years of age with weight for age Z Score between >-2 to <-3. The children were screened using WHO anthro v 3.2.2 software. HM and GMFM. Body weight, height, mid arm circumference. The data was collected by structured interview schedule and Bio physiological method. There was no significant difference between the effectiveness of GMFM and HM on nutritional status of malnourished children (p value= 0.3512). Both HM (p value<0.000271) and GMFM (pvalue=0.000125) were significantly effective in improving the nutritional status of the malnourished children.
How to cite this article:Utalbasha N. Dhandargi and Padmaja A. 2018. Comparing the Effectiveness of Glycine Max Fortified Mixture (GMFM) and Hyderabad Mixture (HM) on Nutritional Status of Malnourished Children in Rural Area.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 6(1): 30-34