International Journal of Advanced Biochemistry Research

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Vol. 8, Issue 4, Part A (2024)

Impact of nutrition education intervention on food consumption pattern of rural adolescent girls

Author(s): Pragati Yadav and Dr. Renu Mogra
Abstract: Nutrition education plays a significant role in bringing out the dietary and behavioral changes among individuals thereby improving the nutritional status of the individual. This study is an attempt to investigate the impact of nutrition education on knowledge level which bringing out change in the consumption pattern of the individuals on 420 rural adolescent girls of Deoria district UP. The data was collected before and after nutrition education intervention to assess the impact on the respondents. Nutrition education is a modern approach which has a significant impact on improving the nutritional status in various parts of the world. The introduction of nutrition education brings about a positive change in the nutritional knowledge of the adolescent girls. The food consumption pattern changes which change the nutrient intake of the respondents. Nutrition and health intervention play a major role in bringing the change in dietary habits and eating pattern of the population. It is a very important tool used to inculcate the good healthy eating practices among the population and is considered a great tool for long term improvement among individuals. The nutrition education provided in schools will significantly contribute to preventing malnutrition in the following generation if students understand the correct dietary concepts and put them into practice as adults. The classroom, home, community, and school environments all need to be addressed for nutrition education to be effective. Healthy eating behaviors may be maintained with the aid of social support from teachers and families as well as nutrition teaching on healthy eating habits in the curriculum.
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International Journal of Advanced Biochemistry Research
How to cite this article:
Pragati Yadav, Dr. Renu Mogra. Impact of nutrition education intervention on food consumption pattern of rural adolescent girls. Int J Adv Biochem Res 2024;8(4):22-28. DOI: 10.33545/26174693.2024.v8.i4a.896
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