Author(s): Amina Mehrin Bano, Vishnupriya. V, Gayathri. R

Email(s): aminabano59@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00171.2   

Address: Amina Mehrin Bano1, Vishnupriya. V2, Gayathri. R2
1I BDS, Student, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai 77
2Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai 77
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 7,     Year - 2016


ABSTRACT:
Aim: To create awareness about nutrition among the adolescents. Objective: To analyse the nutritional awareness among the adolescents. Background: Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction between nutrients and the relation with growth,reproduction, health etc. It also involves the intake of food,its absorption and its use in the body. In today's fast moving world where one depends on fast food , the awareness of proper nutrition and its significance remains very important as once health depends on it.As old habits die hard , it is necessary for adolescents to have a proper intake of nutritional food as this habit continues into adulthood. The survey regarding the nutritional intake by adolescents were analysed by a questionnaire based study. Reason: To create awareness about proper food habits in adolescents as it has its effect on their performance in their daily life activities.


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Amina Mehrin Bano, Vishnupriya. V, Gayathri. R. Nutritional awareness among Adolescents. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2016; 9(7):898-902. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00171.2


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