Changing patterns of food consumption in Sri Lanka: 1985–2009

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Gaminiratne Wijesekere;
(2015)
  • Subject: Calorie supply, dietary diversity, food balance sheets, food consumption, Sri Lanka
    • jel: jel:Q18 | jel:D69
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

This paper examines the patterns of food consumption in Sri Lanka from 1985 to 2009 using the food disappearance data published by the Food and Agriculture Organization. Trends in per capita daily calorie, protein and fat supply have been examined. The study finds that ... View more
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    consumption  in  Sri  Lanka,  during  the  25  year  period  from  1985,  was  indeed  adequate  in 

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