Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00003583
Title: Comparative study based on the impacts of junk foods on obese and hypertensive patients
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Obesity and hypertension are being common to the human population. The cause for obesity and hypertension is cardiovascular diseases, strokes and attacks which lead to death. Materials and Methods: A group of 100 participants was considered among the normal population where the age ranges >20 years. Questionnaire-based study was done among them. Where the questions are of mainly based on their awareness of the junk foods, their major prefference mode of food, and their range of their blood pressure. Then, the data were collected and analyzed statistically. Results: There is a significant increase in peak flow rate (P < 0.005) in which people has awareness of their weight and hypertension though they prefer fried foods. Conclusion: Our findings suggest that the overeating of junk foods leads to cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension and also causes obesity.

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    P. Kowshihan, A. Jothi Priya*, R. Gayathri Devi

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    Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Jothi Priya, Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 160, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai – 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    P. Kowshihan, A. Jothi Priya*, R. Gayathri Devi

    Title:Comparative study based on the impacts of junk foods on obese and hypertensive patients
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (June )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (1311-1314)
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    Methodology:A Questionnaire-based study
    Research Materials:Junk foods

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Fried foods Hypertension Junk foods Obesity

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