International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nutrition Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023 | Rating: 5 / 10


A Study on the Existence of Alloxan and Consumer behaviour of Maida Consumption among College Students in Chennai

J. Vinodha Evangeline


Abstract: Maida is used extensively in Indian cooking, for making fast foods, and baking breads, cakes, cookies and pastries and also in the preparation of dessert items. Hence maida consumption will be high among all the people thereby leading to major health risks associated with diabetes and other chronic diseases. To assess the consumer consumption level of Maida. Objectives: To emphasize on the ill effects of consumption and replacement of Maida. To study about the ALLOXAN chemical existence in Maida. Method: Questionnaire was prepared to collect data from the college students to assess their knowledge, awareness and practice of Maida flour among them. Results: Twenty three percent of the respondents have a habit of consuming Maida product daily. On comparison of 50 respondents, one forth percent of them has the habit of consuming Maida products daily which may cause various health Problems to them. Hence this study was conducted to ignite the minds of present generations about the I'll effects of consumption of Maida since intake of fast foods and baked goods will be high among college students.


Keywords: Maida, Alloxan, Chemical, Baking products, Junk foods, Diseases, Food industry, Replacement of maida


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,


Pages: 143 - 144



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