Food Supply Nutrition In Bangladesh

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Food is a basic human need. Foods supply nutrients, which is a prerequisite for healthy life and living. A proper diet is essential for growth, development and to maintain of healthy and active life. Food consumption depends upon availability of food items either through production or import according to demand and availability of resources and needs. A part from supplying nutrients foods provide a host of other components which have a positive impact on health and a delineation may bring forth many diseases either short term or long term. The balance between nutrient intake and nutrient requirements is influenced many factors like food intake, economic condition, eating behaviour, emotional environment, disease, culture pattern, absorption,…show more content…
This thesis starts after with chapter 1 introduction as includes background, aim and adjectives of the study, justification of study, key variables and hypothesis. The next chapter 2 provides details of theoretical background of the study. After then, chapter 3 indicates some statistical survey previously done by the National and international body regarding child nutritional status in Bangladesh. Next, chapter 4 provides materials and methods of the study consisting research site, map of the areas, aspects of the study, reconnaissance survey, research Instruments, research design, questionnaire and pretesting, formation of study questionnaire, sampling selection and method, data collection, framework of data collection and data analysis. Then chapter 5 illustrates the result and discussion of the research. Finally, Chapter 6 provides limitations, further recommendations for study and conclusions of the thesis. It is also includes references and annex parts at the end…show more content…
3.10 Key findings
NHDSBD-2011 indicated that the nutritional status of under five years children stunting is almost 40% and the prevalence of wasting at national level in girls and boys is 25.3% and 22.3%, respectively. Tube wells and supply water are the most common sources of drinking water in Bangladesh and 94.4% of household use supply or tube well water as drinking water. The survey illustrated that overall 66.7% households have their own latrine and on the other hand, 29.2% share latrine with others irrespective type of latrine. Children 's human waste disposal in latrine is an important sign of household sanitation status. 45.9% of children 's household defecates in open place. However, 57.7% household dispose household garbage in specific places and the remainders dispose either in open space beside house 40.6% or in any place 1.4%. The practice of disposing household garbage in specific place is much higher in urban areas. The study also revealed that almost 5% of children had

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