Signs of Well Nourished Child
a. Skin is smooth and shiny with a healthy colour.
b. Bright and clear eyes and pink eye membranes.
c. Firm pink nails.
d. The hair is lustrous and firmly attached to the scalp.
e. Healthy gums and membranes of the mouth.
f. Reddish pink tongue. Not coated, pink lips.
g. 7 Desirable height for age and desirable weight for height.
h. Good appetite and sound nutrition.
i. Normal body temperature, pulse rate and breathing rate.
j. Healthy children are alert.