The Dietary Assessment of Nutrient Adequacy in the Diet of the Doctors of Kanpur City of Uttar PradeshJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2021-03-05
Authors : Anoop Kumar;
Page : 827-831
Keywords : Dietary Assessment; Nutrients Intake; Nutrient adequacy;
The present study on dietary assessment of nutrient adequacy in the diet of the doctors was conducted in Kanpur City of Uttar Pradesh. A total number of 100 Doctors were selected as respondents from the hospitals of Kanpur City using purposive sampling technique. Survey was done by questionnaire-cum interview method. The dietary data was collected by the quantitative method of dietary assessment. The sociodemographic findings reveal that the most of respondents were of 40-50 years of age. Most of respondents belonged to Hindu religion. The findings of the present study shows that the diets of the doctors were found adequate with nutrients and their intake of nutrient were also good enough to fulfill their RDA according to their age group. For most of the nutrients the overall intake percentage of the RDA was high. Among their nutrient intake all the macro and micronutrients were available in adequate amounts. There was no strong relationship was found between the nutrient intake and age group of the doctors. Each age group that was considered in the study were have good nutrient adequacy on their diets.
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