Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9600

Vishakha Singh

Vishakha Singh
College of Home Science,
Udaipur 313001, Rajasthan

  • Research Article
    Impact Assessment of Nutrition Education Programme on Nutritional Status of Adolescent Girls
    Author(s): Vishakha Sharma and Vishakha SinghVishakha Sharma and Vishakha Singh

    The present study was conducted with the objective to assess impact of Nutrition Education Programme (NEP) on nutritional status of adolescent girls. Fifty girls enrolled in Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidhayalaya were selected. Study was conducted in Mangrop village of Suwana block of Bhilwara district. Different aspects of nutrition were selected i.e., food, food groups, functions of food, nutritional deficiency disorders. Food intake was calculated using 24 h recall method. Anthropometric measurements viz. height and weight were measured and Body Mass Index (BMI) was also calculated of each girl. Thinness has been assessed using the indicator BMI-for-age. Result of the study related to anthropometric measurement revealed that maximum percentage of subjects belonged to underweight, followed by ideal BMI. According to the z-score moderate malnutrition was found in 30% respondents at base .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000597

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