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Gastronomy and Nutritional Status of Tarao Tribe of Manipur

Author Name: Kshetrimayum Vedmani Devi | Format: Paperback | Genre : Health & Fitness | Other Details

Through her book, Gastronomy and Nutritional Status of Tarao Tribe of Manipur, Kshetrimayum Vedmani Devi explores the social, cultural, and traditional lifestyles of the Tarao tribe. They are one of the smallest and least known tribes in India’s northeastern state of Manipur. The author engages in a study to understand the food habits and the nutritional status of the tribe, using field methods along with clinical observations and dietary surveys.

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Kshetrimayum Vedmani Devi

Kshetrimayum Vedmani Devi, Ph.D. is currently teaching home science at undergraduate level at the G.P. Women’s College in Manipur. She is also a visiting faculty teaching Food & Nutrition at the Shija School of Nursing, Langol. She has studied the food habits of various ethnic tribes in Manipur such as the Tarao, the Kharam, the Kom, the Chiru, the Rongmei, and the Tangkhul. Kshetrimayum is associated with the Manipur Nature Society and has travelled extensively in Manipur, studying the lifestyle of ethnic communities. She is a Life Member of the Indian Science Congress and a member of the Association of Food Scientists and Technologists.