Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00003934
Title: Survey on fruits and vegetables as adolescents food choice
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Fruits and vegetables are especially intriguing for their substance in minerals, cell reinforcement nutrients, phytochemicals, and dietary fibers. Every one of these fibers plays a crucial role. If some of this fiber lacks, then it leads to diseases such as some sort of malignancy, cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, heftiness, obstruction, or diverticulosis. In this research, we describe about the fruits and vegetables as adolescents food choices and its effects when the person lacks those fibers. The aim of this study is to create awareness of fruits and vegetables among Chennai adolescents. Materials and Methods: This research is a cross-sectional study, clear scientific investigation which was held in 2018 among the teenagers of Chennai to make an awareness of fruits and vegetables. In this investigation, 150 teenagers were evaluated in Chennai. A questionnaire was prepared based on the importance of fruits and vegetables. Furthermore, these young people are requested to answer the inquiries. Data were calculated and discussed with statistics. Results: Only 31% of the adolescents who takes organic products twice daily. About 40% of adolescents have organic foods once daily. About 24% of adolescents have organic product once in a week and 5% opted for rare. Conclusion: Therefore, it can be concluded that adolescents lack consumption of fruits and vegetables. Hence, in future, they might develop disease such as cardiovascular sickness, circulatory strain, hypercholesterolemia, osteoporosis, and pernicious infections.

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    N. Akash, R. Gayatri Devi*, A. Jyothi Priya

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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: R. Gayatri Devi, Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Technical and Medical Sciences, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    N. Akash, R. Gayatri Devi*, A. Jyothi Priya

    Title:Survey on fruits and vegetables as adolescents food choice
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (August )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (1799-1801)
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    Methodology:A questionnaire based survey
    Research Materials:Fruits, vegetables

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Fruits vegetables diet adolescents nutrients

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