International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Health & Nutrition | India | Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023

Knowledge regarding Prevention of Health Hazards of Junk Food among Adolescents (13 - 18)

Avanthi Devi Parsapu | Pusarla Prasanthi | Sandhya C [8] | Komakula NKS Santhoshi

Abstract: Ensure your health by proper food habit healthy nutritious food have been replaced by the new food mantra ?junk food? this comprises of anything that is quick tasty convenient and fashionable filling with chemical and preservatives and topped with excessive sugar and salt bombing our bodies and deadening our brains leading to physical and psychological disorders including cancer. This study is conducted to assess the knowledge regarding prevention of health hazards of junk food among adolescents (13 - 18) Shivappa high school, Eluru, West Godavari dist, A. P. Discriptive survey approach, descriptive survey design were selected to conduct a study among 60 students (adolescents 13 - 18) from Shivappa high school chosen by the convenient sampling technique. Data was collected by using knowledge questionnaire. The study showed that majority findings revealed 50% of below average knowledge adolescents, 43% were having average knowledge adolescents, 7% of above average knowledge adolescents and there is an association between knowledge with demographic variables.

Keywords: Knowledge, Prevention, Health hazards, junk foods, adolescents

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023,

Pages: 1349 - 1350

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