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Curr Dev Nutr. 2019 Jun 13;3(Suppl 1). pii: nzz051.P04-057-19. doi: 10.1093/cdn/nzz051.P04-057-19. eCollection 2019 Jun.

Daily Consumption of Grass Pea (64 Gm/CU/day) Along with Millets, Cereals and Vegetables Does Not Cause Neurolathyrism (P04-057-19).

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1
ICMR National Institute of Nutrition.
2
National Institute of Nutrition.
3
ICMR HQ.

Abstract

Objectives:

To assess the daily consumption of grass pea quantity, adverse effects if any, nutrition status among daily consumers and occurrence of morbidities.

Methods:

For this purpose, a community based cross-sectional study was carried out in three districts (Bilaspur, Durg and Raipur) of Chhattisgarh state, India. Fifteen hundred households (HHs) per district, with 500HHs in each category (cultivators, non-cultivators, agriculture labourers and others labourers) as well as 400HHs were selected from 20 wards of the urban areas. Total of 360 split grass pea (SGP) samples were collected for β-ODAP analysis. Clinical examination was carried out in 17,755 individuals of all ages. Diet survey was done on 5769 HHs by 24 h recall method and by food frequency questionnaire (FFQ). Based on FFQ, HHs were separated into daily consumers of SGP and its quantity consumed and HHs that never consumed as non-consumers.

Results:

Results of the study showed that there were 30 daily consuming and 89 non-consumer HHs, in all the three districts. Daily SGP consumers consumed at an average of 64 g/Cu/day SGP along with cereals & millets, and other vegetables in significantly higher quantities as compared to never SGP consumers. The average β-ODAP content in SGP was 0.630 g%. Morbidities such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, stroke and bone fractures, among two groups of population was not significantly different, though tended to be low among daily consumers of SGP.

Conclusions:

Results of the study showed that there were 30 daily consuming and 89 non-consumer HHs, in all the three districts. Daily SGP consumers consumed at an average of 64 g/Cu/day SGP along with cereals & millets, and other vegetables in significantly higher quantities as compared to never SGP consumers. The average β-ODAP content in SGP was 0.630 g%. Morbidities such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, stroke and bone fractures, among two groups of population was not significantly different, though tended to be low among daily consumers of SGP. In.

Funding Sources:

India council of Medical Research, New Delhi.

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