International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 3, PART B
Dietary pattern of diet of adolescent girls (a comparative study in various economic and educational groups in Hazaribag)
Author(s): Dr. Renu Bose and Gayatri Singh
The word adolescence come from the Latin verb adolescence which means “to grow up” or “to grow to maturity”. Dietary pattern revels the daily consumption of various food stuffs, their schedule (daily /weekly /monthly and rarely) as well as method of eating and other related aspects of likes and dislikes. The main objective is to know the dietary pattern of adolescent girls and hypothesis the dietary pattern of high educated groups and high economic groups better compare to other groups. Economic status and Educational level affects the dietary pattern of adolescent girls regarding selection of food stuffs to add in every day diet. Dietary Survey was conducted to assess them. The total sample of 270 adolescent girls of parents of various educational and Economic groups selected under study. The main findings were nutritional quality of dietary patterns of adolescent girls of high educated-middle income group seen better compare to other groups under study. Therefore, education is most influential factor to affect the dietary quality.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Renu Bose, Gayatri Singh. Dietary pattern of diet of adolescent girls (a comparative study in various economic and educational groups in Hazaribag). Int J Home Sci 2020;6(3):67-70.