International Journal of Home Science
2023, VOL. 9 ISSUE 1, PART D
Impact of nutritional knowledge of parents on nutritional value of packed lunch (With special reference to school going children of Muzaffarpur District)
Author(s): Aparajita Kishore and Dr. Sushila Singh
Adequate, proper and balanced diet along with regular physical activities is the keys of good health. Children's lunch box provides one-third of the nutritional requirement of their body, while packing their lunch box, parents have to pay full attention that all the essential nutrients can be obtained by the child's body. A nutritionally balanced lunch box can be packed only when the parents have good nutritional knowledge. A total of 200 children (Age group – 6 -14 years) were selected for study through systematically random sampling. Study finding revealed that majority (72 percent) of the parents had satisfactory nutritional knowledge; while 28 percent of the parent’s nutritional knowledge was not satisfactory. In present study Significant relationship was not found between parent’s nutritional knowledge and protein, Calcium, Iron and vitamin ‘D’ consumption of the school going children of Muzaffarpur district.
How to cite this article:
Aparajita Kishore, Dr. Sushila Singh. Impact of nutritional knowledge of parents on nutritional value of packed lunch (With special reference to school going children of Muzaffarpur District). Int J Home Sci 2023;9(1):231-234.