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Vol. 10, Special Issue 10 (2021)

Assessment of macronutrient status among postmenopausal women of district Jalaun (U.P.) India

Author(s):
Anamika Devi and Dr. Vinita Singh
Abstract:
Menopause is the period of transition in the life of women during which several physiological changes occurs. This period not only marks the end of reproductive cycle of women but also makes then vulnerable to several chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, gastritis, asthmas, liver disease etc. food and other lifestyle factors greatly affect the health status of postmenopausal women. This demands special care and attention to the women during this phase. The present study was carried out in jalaun district of U.P. India with a sample size of 100 respondents with the aim to “assess the macronutrient status of postmenopausal women”. Simple random sampling was employed for selection of sample only those women who have attained menopause were selected for the study. The data from respondents were collected by means of a structured questionnaire and mean nutrient intake of the respondents were recorded by employing 24 hour recall method. A significant association (p<0.05) of physical activity pattern and BMI with menopausal age of the respondents were observed. Menopausal age was also found to be associated significantly (p<0.05) with diabetes gastritis and bone disease. The result of assessment showed a poor dietary intake by the women. The mean Energy intake was found 2473.4±1106.2 (kcal)/ day which 10.9 per cent higher then the RDA. The diet of the respondents were also increase in macronutrient mean protein 88.3±37.1g/d, fat 77.3±55.2 g/d and carbohydrate 447.1±319.7g/d. however higher intake of all macronutrients study shows that the postmenopausal women of jalaun districts.
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How to cite this article:
Anamika Devi and Dr. Vinita Singh. Assessment of macronutrient status among postmenopausal women of district Jalaun (U.P.) India. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(10S): 521-523.

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