staple food

(redirected from Staple diet)

staple food

, staple
Any food that supplies a substantial part, at least 25% to 35%, of the caloric requirement and is regularly consumed by a certain population.
References in periodicals archive ?
14 (ANI): Tripura BJP-in-charge Sunil Deodhar on Tuesday said a ban on beef would not be imposed in the north-eastern region where majority of the people consume it as their staple diet.
He said Pakistani rice is very much liked by the people of rice buying countries and rice is the staple diet in Mauritius.
GRASS is a staple diet in most livestock systems, particularly in Wales.
Summary: The problem is more pronounced with the younger generation in the UAE who have made fizzy drinks their staple diet.
In fact, the cost of a nutritious diet varies significantly across the country, and the report shows that when people cant afford a basic staple diet, stunting rates are higher.
THE 50-yard worldie Gylfi Sigurdsson (left) scored for Everton in midweek was yet more evidence that the Icelandic staple diet of moss poached in puffin milk breeds footballers hungry for bigger stages, preferably those furthest from Iceland.
Earlier this month, CM Shehbaz had paid a surprise visit to a Ramazan Bazaar in Johar Town of Lahore and reviewed the business activities in light of the government's goals to provide the people staple diet and items of necessities on economical tariff.
Telling the BBC he would like to spend his last day in the company of dolphins, whose staple diet of oily fish he adopted after a heart scare: "Because their interest is mackerel and my interest is mackerel .
There is a lot of fast food as part of their staple diet.
Despite bemoaning the awful food in hospital, she has returned to her staple diet of marmalade on toast, the occasional cheeky handful of Minstrels and some Walkers Ready Salted crisps.
That means large imports from other countries in the Asian region as this is the staple diet for the millions of non-meat eaters in India.
Pakistan has been divided into number of production zones and being staple diet of inhabitants wheat occupies a central position in the agricultural of great agro-ecological areas where wheat is grown.