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Analysis of Diet Choice towards a Proper Nutrition Plan by Linear Programming
Science Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2020, Pages: 59-66
Received: Aug. 9, 2020; Accepted: Aug. 25, 2020; Published: Sep. 21, 2020
Authors
Tanzila Yeasmin Nilu, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Green University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Shek Ahmed, Department of Mathematics, University of Barishal, Barishal, Bangladesh
Hashnayne Ahmed, Department of Mathematics, University of Barishal, Barishal, Bangladesh
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Abstract
Linear Programming is an optimization technique to attain the most effective outcome or optimize the objective function (like maximum profit or lowest cost) in a mathematical model whose requirements are represented by linear relationships called the constraints. In this paper, we have discussed fundamental and detailed techniques of formulating LPs models in various real-life decision problems, decisions, works, etc. In the human body, an unhealthy diet can cause a lot of nutrition-related diseases. Sometimes, having a proper diet costs beyond one’s limit and it affects us to develop a diet based budget-friendly nutrition model. Our goal is to minimize the total cost considering the required amount of nutrition values required. To construct the study we took some standard values of nutrition ingredients to compute the budget-friendly values. It's quite hard to resolve most of the real-life models with a large number of decision variables & constraints by hand calculations implies the use of AMPL (A Mathematical Programming Language) coding to get the optimal result. The number of variables & constraints isn't mattered in any respect for the computer techniques used in this study. This study results in some standard values of diet plan for optimizing the nutrition for a particular person with limited costs.
Keywords
Optimization, Linear Programming Diet, Optimization Model, Real-Life Application, AMPL, Computer-Based Program
Tanzila Yeasmin Nilu, Shek Ahmed, Hashnayne Ahmed, Analysis of Diet Choice towards a Proper Nutrition Plan by Linear Programming, Science Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics. Vol. 8, No. 5, 2020, pp. 59-66. doi: 10.11648/j.sjams.20200805.12
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