This book is based on empirical research focusing attention on the nutritional status and problems among rural as well as urban women. The very title of the book covers the whole gamut of problems and practices of women?s nutritional aspects. The extent of nutritional status of women is inextricably linked with their socio-economic status, cultural norms, beliefs and practices and the present book gives an in-depth understanding of the various issues related to nutritional status of women. The strength of the book lies in the comparative analysis of nutritional status problems and practices of rural and urban women. No doubt, it would be of immense help to discerning scholars, administrators, planners, policy makers, nutritional experts, and all those who are taking interest in women's health.