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A Study on the Nutritional Status of Adolescent Girls (16-19 Yrs) in Ranchi, Jharkhand

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 10)

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Page : 1101-1102

Keywords : Adolescent girls; Nutrition; Diet;

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In human growth and maturation, adolescence period is significant. Adolescence is a unique intervention point in the life-cycle for a number of reasons. Early adolescence after the first year of life is the second critical period of rapid physical growth and changes in body composition, physiology, and endocrine. Rapid growth and changes heighten their nutritional requirements and risks of under nutrition. The aim of present investigation is to analyze the dietary pattern of adolescent girl in age group of 16-19 years. It was tried to analyze the socio-economic factors like age, education, type of family and academic performance as general in profile of the selected respondents in section1 and in section 2, nutritional assessment were analyzed like food habits, dietary pattern, appetite, meal skipping habits and food frequency methods.

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