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Human Development: Nutritional Insights

ISBN : 9788193175194

Author(s) : Anup Kumar Kapoor, Meenal Dhall, Vijeta Choudhary

Year : 2015

Edition : 1

Cover Type : Paperback

Size : 8.5 x 5.5

Weight : 250 gr.

Publisher : NPI

Subject : Anthropology

Language : English

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  1. Anup Kumar Kapoor, former Vice-chancellor, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (M.P.). His research interest covers Human Population Biology, Forensic Anthropology, and Cultural Biology with emphasis on tribal Himalayan and Health studies, Biological Gerontology, Neuroanthropology and Human Rights. As an anthropologist he has carried out extensive and intensive fieldwork among tribes, caste and ethnic groups in the various states and Union Territories.

Prof. Kapoor has received several awards like Ruchi Awards (1991), UGC Research Award (1999), Life Time Education Achievements Awards (2006), VidyaRatan Award (2008), Man of The Year Award(2009), Dr.PanchananMitra Memorial Lectureship Awards of the Asiatic Society (2014) and he has also been the President of Section of Anthropological and Behavioral Science,102nd Indian Science Congress Association.

He has served and has been serving as a member of the Editorial Board of Indian Journals and Reviewer of different International journals. Prof. Kapoor has made scientific and educational visits to USA, UK, Germany, Austria, Canada, Holland, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, France, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, and Indonesia. Prof. Kapoor has published more than 230 research papers and articles in National and International Journals and authored/edited 16 books. At Present he is Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007.

  1. Dr.MeenalDhall: She has worked as a University Teacher Assistant from 2009-2013. She has received various research and academic awards in international and national conferences. She has attended workshop and training in India as well as in abroad. She has visited Germany, Sweden, Austria and France in connection with academic activities. She has been actively working on public health problems especially obesity and cardio metabolic disease; nutritional status, physical activity and its related health outcome among different populations. She has eighteen international and national publications to her credit. Presently, she is Assistant Professor in Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi, India. Email: and
  2. Dr. Vijeta Choudhary did her M.Sc. & Ph.D. from Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi. Her area of interest is Forensic Anthropology, Dermatoglyphics, Demography and Bio-Cultural Anthropology. She is UGC-Post Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi. She has conducted extensive fieldwork among population groups of India. She has published 14 research papers in international journals. She has attended more than 20 national seminars, workshops and conferences. She has also received 1st P.K. Dutta memorial award in National seminar, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi and Best Poster award in 101st Indian Science Congress-2014. She is also associated with teachings of graduate and post-graduate classes in Anthropology (since 2012) and Forensic Science (2015).

Nutrition leads to an improved ability to secure rewarding and sustainable livelihood of an individual. Good nutrition and health enable the humans to build good human capital, which enhances the human resource development. The human productivity depends on different factors, one of which is nutrition and health. Better child health and nutrition promotes future productivity by helping children develop into stronger and healthier adults. The relationship between development and nutritional health works in terms of human resource development.

This volume offers a selection of research papers which present variegated areas of nutrition and home science along with their important contributions in the human development. The work also aims to highlight the role of nutrition, life- quality, moral values, and physical health in different spheres of life. This book will not only create interest among the nutritionist and home scientist but will also be of interest to those who are working in the field of growth, child education, family management and human development.

  1. Effect of Armed Conflict on Children’s Behavior

      Rajni Dhingra, Vaishali Arora, Archana Bhat

  1. Impact of Malnutrition on Children’s Physical and Mental Development

      Dr. Nirmala Jha

  1. Intervention Strategies to Promote Health seeking Behavior of Women: Experiences from an Empirical Study

      Prof. Neeru Sharma, Dr Samridhi, Ambika Sharma,

  1. 4. Quality of Life among Muslim Adults of Jammu City in Context of Age and Gender

      Dr. Samridhi Arora,, Ms.Preeti Gupta, Ms.Sanya Khan

  1. Nutritional and Organoleptic Quality Assessment of Flaxseed and Oat Cookies

      Vinti Davar

  1. Dietary Pattern and Nutrient Intake of Dalit Women in Masoudhi, Patna District, (Bihar)

      Dr. Kum Kum Kumari

  1. Nutritional Health Status of Primary School Children: A case study in Darbhanga district (north Bihar)


  1. Role of the Important Retention Benefits for the it sector

      Chhavi Verma, Rekha Dayal, Azra Sultan

  1. Stress and Health: Psychological, Behavioral, and Biological Determinants

      Dilip Kumar Thakur

  1. Studies on Malnutrition and Child Labour

      Dilip Kumar Thakur

  1. Status of Nutrition of children in India: household socio-economic condition as the contextual determinant

      Jyoti Kumari

  1. A Review of Health System Infection Control Measures in Developing Countries: What can be learned to reduce maternal mortality

      Kumari Richa Pandey

  1. The behavior change wheel: A new method for characterising and designing behavior change interventions

      Meha Krishna

  1. Bio Core Guide: A Tool for Interpreting the Core Concepts of Vision and Change for Biology Majors

      Nitu Kumari

  1. Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming

      Rashmi Kumari

  1. Making psychological theory useful for implementing evidence based practice: a consensus approach

      Ruby Kumari

  1. Abrupt weakening of the summer monsoon in northwest India-4100 yr ago


  1. Teaching, the Process of Science: Faculty Perceptions and an Effective Methodology

      Sonal Priyanka

19. Effects of Soft Drink Consumption on Nutrition and Health: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

      Sarojani Devi

  1. Nutrition Programmes in India: An Overview

      Sunita kumara, University

  1. Intestinal Parasitic Infections among School Children and Pregnant Women in a Low Socio-Economic Area, Darbhanga District, (North Bihar)

      Vibha Kumari

  1. Cognitive Health Status of Aged Women (60+) of Jammu and Srinagar Districts (J and K State)

      Neeru Sharma, Farhat Masoodi

  1. A Study on Association of Creativity and Drawing Performance of the Pre-School Children

      Nabanita Pandit,   Susmita Neogi

  1. Soft Drink Consumption Associated with Body Composition: A Cross-Sectional Study in Spanish Adolescents

      Shyam Choudhary

  1. A Study of Nutritional awareness among different sub-classes mothers toward their children.

      Shyam Choudhary

  1. Decentralization of Human Resources: A Theoretical Perspective of Work Organization

      Bandana Singh & Pragati

  1. Exploring Moral Development in Adolescence

      Nadisha Coelho, Queenie Fernandes

  1. Impact of Yoga on Mental Health in adolescence

      Rana Zarrin

  1. Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming

      Rashmi Kumari

  1. A study on retailer’s perception and expectation towards TNPL product
  2. Jacob Pratabaraj, V.M. Shenbagaraman, Guhan B
  3. Impact of Job Stress on mental and Physical Health of female primary school teachers

      Dr. Sarojini Devi

  1. Parasitic Diseases: Cohabitation with Inconsistency for How Long and Why

      Umesh Kr. Jha

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