International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022 | Rating: 5.7 / 10


Perception of Healthy Eating among School Going Children: A Review Based on Available Literature

Mohsin Kamal | Ram Niwas


Abstract: Background: Food is very essential thing of human beings without food we can?t survive in the world. There are so many countries in the world, which are suffering with food crisis. No food no life. According to Centre for Disease Control (CDC, 2014) around 42 million children globally under the age of 5 years were suffering with overweight.50-70% of obese children will remain obese adults. Objective: To identify the perception of the school going children regarding healthy and unhealthy eating habits. Methods: Pub Med and EBSCO were searched for reviews on perception of the school going children regarding healthy and unhealthy eating habits. Results: The accessible literature refines to get 7 qualitative studies. In this narrative review, 7 research studies supported that having perception regarding healthy and unhealthy eating habits can be helpful in maintaining the health among school going children. Conclusion: Healthy diet always leads to healthy life but unhealthy diet makes the life useless until it is flourished by healthy diet and it is very much important to have an overall perception regarding the healthy and unhealthy eating habits.


Keywords: qualitative approach, perception, healthy eating, unhealthy eating


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,


Pages: 9 - 11


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