176 Eating for Good Health
There are many different ways to approach the problem of
poor nutrition, because many different things help cause the
problem. You and your community must consider the possible
actions you might take and decide which are most likely to work.
Here are a few examples of ways to improve nutrition.These
suggestions can help you grow more food or different kinds of
food, or store it better so the food does not spoil. Some of these
examples bring quick results. Others work over a longer time.
Some ways people can improve their nutrition
Rotation of crops
Every other planting season, plant a crop that returns strength to the
soil—like beans, peas, lentils, alfalfa, peanuts, or some other plant with
seeds in pods (legumes or pulses).
This year maize
Next year beans
Try to grow a variety of foods. That way, even if one crop fails there
will still be something to eat.
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