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Vol. 10, Issue 3 (2021)

Enhancing nutrition knowledge: A step towards childhood obesity prevention

Author(s):
Anugya Bharti, Kalpana Kulshrestha and Archana Kushwaha
Abstract:
The prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased substantially over the past three decades. Childhood obesity is a serious public health concern. Changes in the dietary pattern and sedentary lifestyle contribute towards childhood obesity. Obese children grow into obese adult. Effective strategies must be taken for its prevention. Enhancing nutrition knowledge by means of nutrition education contributes towards healthier lifestyle choice that includes proper diet management and physical activity and thus helps to prevent childhood obesity to a great extent. In the present study, nutrition knowledge was assessed and then two exposures were given by means of nutrition education video. Result of the study shows that after repeated exposure, there was gain in knowledge among the children.
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How to cite this article:
Anugya Bharti, Kalpana Kulshrestha, Archana Kushwaha. Enhancing nutrition knowledge: A step towards childhood obesity prevention. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(3):259-260. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2021.v10.i3d.5785

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