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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 6, Issue 4 (2017)

Impact of nutritional education on nutritional status and work participation of farm women in Khammam district

Author(s):

E Jyoshna, Dr. J Hemantha Kumar, Dr. N Kishore Kumar and Dr. P Raghurami Reddy

Abstract:
The present study objective was to assess the effect of nutrition education on nutrient intake and work participation of farm women. A sample 90 farm women in age range of 30-50yrs who were not non pregnant and non lactating and with no chronic illness were selected for the study. The pre test revealed that their nutrient intake didn’t meet the RDA and their work part participation was also less. The nutrition education about the importance of balanced diet, food groups and their functions and eat right according to body requirements and working status was conducted. After intervention significant differences in food consumption pattern and nutrient intake was found. The work participation of the farm women also increased.

Pages: 48-51  |  1731 Views  70 Downloads

How to cite this article:
E Jyoshna, Dr. J Hemantha Kumar, Dr. N Kishore Kumar and Dr. P Raghurami Reddy. Impact of nutritional education on nutritional status and work participation of farm women in Khammam district. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(4):48-51.