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KNOWLEDGE LEVELS ON NUTRITIONAMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS

Dr.Santhi Sree Sunkara.

Abstract
Adolescenceisa stage which attains development and thinking. In thegrowing world, adolescents constituent to one-fifth of the population. Especially in India 243 billion periodeffects health, physical growth and sexual maturation. Consumption of adequate diet with required macro and micro nutrients helps to overcome malnutrition. Tirupati town was selected as study area, where equal number of samples we selected randomly from four different educational institutions. Questionnaire method was used to collect the data. It has been analyzedin the study that about 54.5 percent of the respondents have the knowledge on basic five food groups, 62percent of them know about carbohydraterichfoods, 61percent of respondents have knowledge about vitamin rich foods, 65.5 percent of the respondents havethe knowledge on iron rich foods.The family background literacy rate of families and respondents knowledge on nutrition is not sufficient. Therefore the study aims to educate them on all nutrient aspects and their importance in health and to find their dietary patterns in day-to-day life.

Key words: Adolescents, Nutrition, Knowledge, Dietary pattern, Growth and Development


 
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Dr.Santhi Sree Sunkara. KNOWLEDGE LEVELS ON NUTRITIONAMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS. JCR. 2020; 7(2): 895-903. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.165


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Dr.Santhi Sree Sunkara. KNOWLEDGE LEVELS ON NUTRITIONAMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS. JCR. 2020; 7(2): 895-903. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.165



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Dr.Santhi Sree Sunkara. KNOWLEDGE LEVELS ON NUTRITIONAMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS. JCR. (2020), [cited May 30, 2021]; 7(2): 895-903. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.165



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Dr.Santhi Sree Sunkara (2020) KNOWLEDGE LEVELS ON NUTRITIONAMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS. JCR, 7 (2), 895-903. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.165



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Dr.Santhi Sree Sunkara. 2020. KNOWLEDGE LEVELS ON NUTRITIONAMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (2), 895-903. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.165



Chicago Style

Dr.Santhi Sree Sunkara. "KNOWLEDGE LEVELS ON NUTRITIONAMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 895-903. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.165



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Dr.Santhi Sree Sunkara. "KNOWLEDGE LEVELS ON NUTRITIONAMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.2 (2020), 895-903. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.165



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Dr.Santhi Sree Sunkara (2020) KNOWLEDGE LEVELS ON NUTRITIONAMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (2), 895-903. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.165