Scientific Reports

The results of major research studies on health and nutrition problems undertaken by the Nutrition Foundation of India were published as Scientific Reports (list given below).

Each report describes the objectives of the study, the results of the study, and recommendations for feasible interventions to improve nutritional/health status. Hard copies of these reports are out of print.

Scanned copies/pdf of the reports will be sent through email on request to

S. No.TitleYear
SR.1The national Goitre control program: A blueprint for its intensification.1983
SR.2The Lathyrism problem: Current status and new dimensions.1983
SR.3Nutrition and health education through the rural school system.1984
SR.4Infant-feeding practices with special reference to the use of commercial infant foods.1984
SR.5Nutrition programs in Orissa state.1987
SR.6Nutritional status, physical work capacity and mental function in school children.1987
SR.7Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS): A study of some aspects of the system.1988
SR.8Profiles of undernutrition and underdevelopment: Studies of poor communities in seven regions of the country.1988
SR.9Maternal nutrition, lactation and infant growth in urban slums.1988
SR.10Growth of affluent Indian girls during adolescence.1989
SR.11Growth performance of affluent Indian children (under-fives): Growth standard for Indian children.1991
SR.12Use of Carotene-rich foods to combat Vitamin A deficiency in India: A multicentric study.1996
SR.13Effect of nutrition supplementary feeding in the third trimester of pregnancy on the birth weight and subsequent growth of the infant.1998
SR.14Relationship of current nutritional status and cognitive functioning in 3-10 years olds living in slums in Delhi.2000
SR.15Obesity in Urban middle classes in Delhi.2001
SR.16Anemia in pregnancy – Interstate differences2005
SR.17Combating Low Birth Weight And Intra – Uterine Growth Retardation2005
Scientific Reports Published By Nutrition Foundation Of India