Impact of Nutrition Education on Knowledge, Attitude, Practices and Beliefs of Adolescent Girls Belonging to Rural and Urban Area of District Kurukshetra
International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2016, Pages: 278-283
Received: Jun. 3, 2016; Accepted: Jun. 15, 2016; Published: Jun. 30, 2016
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Gurpreet Arora, Department of Home Science, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India
G. K. Kochar, Department of Food and Nutrition, Central University of Haryana, Haryana, India
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Abstract
One hundred fifty girls in the age group of 13-19 years were selected randomly from government schools of rural and urban area of district kurukshetra, Haryana and surveyed for their attitude towards food, knowledge and awareness about nutrition, behaviour and practices adopted to maintain nutritional status. Nutrition education was imparted to the subjects after assessing their basic nutrition knowledge. Nutrition education improved their awareness about nutrition and health significantly.
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Nutrition, Diet, Knowledge, Attitude, Dietary Pattern, Adolescent Girls
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Gurpreet Arora, G. K. Kochar, Impact of Nutrition Education on Knowledge, Attitude, Practices and Beliefs of Adolescent Girls Belonging to Rural and Urban Area of District Kurukshetra, International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2016, pp. 278-283. doi: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20160504.17
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