Traditional food consumption and its nutritional contribution in Guasaganda, Central Ecuador uri icon

abstract

  • Data from Cotopaxi province, central Ecuador (rural). Objective: Measure biodiversity in the diet. Tropics, lowland, temperate agro-ecological zone and Intensive highland mixed (North Andes) farming system. Food composition table used was Ecuador , Peru and Central America (references Nutricion INd (1965) Tabla de composicion de alimentos Ecuatorianos. (Quito). A 24 hour recall was used to assess dietary intake. Household utensils were used to assess quantity consumed. The following food composition tables were used to asses nutritional composition of food and drinks consumed: (i). INCAP (2007). Tabla de composicion de alimentos de centro america. Guatemala, Instituto de Nutricion de Centroamerica y Panama. Organizacion Panamericana de la Salud. Segunda Edicion. (ii) INS (2009). Tablas Peruanas de composicion de alimentos Lima, Centro Nacional de Alimentacion y Nutricion. Instituto Nacional de Salud (iii) INN (1695). Tabla de composicion de alimentos Ecuatorianos Quito, Ministerio de provision social y sanidad. Instituto Nacional de Nutricion

publication date

  • 2017