2020, Vol. 5, Issue 1
Analysis of habit of fast food eating among school going adolescent students
Author(s): Mamta Srivastava
A study of habit of fast food eating among school going adolescents and parental advice and its relation with their nutritional status in epidemiological analytic observational. Subjects: 300 adolescents' 15-19 years of age, studying in 11 and 12 classes and included both boys and girls. A single observer interviewed each student and gathered the information regarding their eating habits. Findings established with the sample for creating a climate of mutual trusts and cooperation. It was recorded on a pre-tested open and closed ended performa. Nutritional status was assessed by BMI. The adolescents for the purpose of analysis were broadly grouped in two groups. Group I (those having normal BMI ranging 18.5 to 25) and group II (Malnourished i.e. those having BMI <18.5 to >25). Group II adolescents were further divided into group IIa (Underweight, BMI<18.5) and group IIb is (Over weight and obese BMI >25). Main aim of study is to explain the fast food eating practices in adolescents is important analytic parameter for upcoming mental, physical, social and emotional growth.
Pages: 252-254 | 39 Views 3 Downloads
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Mamta Srivastava. Analysis of habit of fast food eating among school going adolescent students. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2020;5(1):252-254.