International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Nutrition Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018

A Study on the Nutritional Status of School Going Children Studying in St. Xaviers School (Telugu Medium) Eluru

Dr P Jyothi Kumari | Joyce Kalyani

Abstract: As today s children are tomorrows world, their survival, protection and development are the prerequisite for the future development of humanity. Without ensuring optimal child growth and development, efforts to accelerate economic development significantly will be unsuccessful. Good nutrition is a basic requirement for good health and a living organism is a product of nutrition. The principle aim of the nutritional assessment of a community is to map out the magnitude of both under and over nutrition as a public health problem and to compare the status of school children studying in private school and government schools and to analyze and to find out the reasons behind malnutrition, under nutrition, overweighed and also over nutritional status or any other deficiencies. Overall objective is to study the status of children in this school and to improve the nutrition of these children, our state and country at large by spreading awareness on the importance of good nutrition and academic performance.

Keywords: Nutritional assessment, deficiency, obesity, Body Mass Index

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,

Pages: 241 - 244

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