International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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A Study on Assessment of Anthropometric Measurements and Dietary Intakes among Adult Males in Nagarjuna University, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India

Sudha Rani.B | V. Chinnari Harika [2]


Abstract: The objective of the present study is to assess nutritional status of adults, for this purpose the present study has been conducted to assess the nutritional status of males. The group comprised of 60 males aged 20-24 years, studying in Nagarjuna University. Relevant data on anthropometric measurements and BMI classification percentages was collected. Anthropometric data on height and weight of adult males were measured. One commonly used indicator i. e. , Body mass index (BMI, kg/m2), was used to evaluate the nutritional status of the subjects. The study reveals that there were lower consumption in several macro and micro nutrients intake compared to Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) of India, which may be reflected on their nutritional status.


Keywords: Adults, Anthropometric measurements, BMI and Nutrient intakes


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 12, December 2015,


Pages: 1318 - 1320


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