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Community Video (India): Importance of Eating a Diverse Diet

This video was produced by and for local communities in Keonjhar district of Odisha, India and is intended for local use only to showcase recommended nutrition practices. It is not intended for mass distribution.

This video is about importance of eating a diverse diet. Usually people in rural areas, due to lack of resources and knowledge, end up eating foods from one or two food groups. This results in not meeting the RDA (recommended dietary allowance) of many vital nutrients. In the long run, it can cause malnutrition, sickness, and growth retardation. This video discusses eating a minimum diversified diet and a colorful food plate. It also elaborately discusses the various ways of providing a nutritious diet to a family.

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