International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
Impact of meal skipping on the body mass index of adults
Author(s): Prachi Marwaha and Sudha Tiwari
Obesity has been declared as a global pandemic. The effect of meal skipping may have an impact on the BMI. The purpose of our study was to examine the influence of meal skipping on the Body Mass Index (BMI) of adult subjects. A total of 172 adult persons were selected for this study. Their anthropometric measurement was done and dietary intake was calculated from recall method with the help of questionnaire. The mean score of Body mass index of meal skipping group is 29.92 which was significantly higher than 25.85 mean BMI of those subjects who do not skip their meal. It may be concluded that the meal skipping is strongly associated with increased risk of obesity.
Pages: 824-825 | 193 Views 9 Downloads
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Prachi Marwaha and Sudha Tiwari. Impact of meal skipping on the body mass index of adults. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2018; 3(2): 824-825.