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This hand book provides detailed information on the nutrient composition of a wide range of common Indian foods available in different parts of India. It also includes a write-up on the basic aspects of human nutrition. The nutrient composition covers 600 foods, both familiar and less familiar. Only those foods with confirmed scientific names have been included. Besides English, names of the foods in several Indian languages are also given for easy identification by the user. The data on nutrient composition of foods given in this book are entirely based on Indian work, mostly carried out at the National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, and other research Institutes and University laboratories.An attempt has been made to give a simple account of current concepts of nutritional principles, nutritional chemistry of major food groups and nutritional deficiency diseases, prevalent in the country. This book should be useful to the lay public as well as to the health professionals. Uptodate information on nutritional requirement and Recommended Dietary Allowances and Guidelines for formulation of nutritionally adequate diets are also given, for the benefit of professionals and informed public.