International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research

International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research


ISSN: 2456-0421

Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)

Knowledge regarding fast food in adolescents

Author(s): Nirma Gupta Devi, BS Illayaraja
Abstract:
Background: The National Food Security Act of India (2013) aims to provide food preparation and food and food measure by arranging access to adequate of quality food at fixed prices. An in-depth exploration of food consumption patterns and its acquisition in urban households was undertaken to examine the scale of the food security problem. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), fast foods are substitutes of home – cooked means, having high saturated fat, sugar, salt and calories. Environment has laid down strength law for each person. When a person starts eating yond a common unit place previous to him, he breaks the strength rule and diversity place in such the body. The accelerate phase of industrialization and urbanization in recent decades has as expected bring about adjust in the life way.
Objective: To determine the significant association between the knowledge regarding the fast- food among adolescents.
Methods: Key word searched by use of database delnet, ebesco, Google scholars and journals and reference list of searched articles.
Result: The major finding of the study in term of the factors influencing fast -food consumption among adolescents is described as follows. several participate expressed that they avoid eating fast food as it negatively affects their figure I think girls eat less fast food than boys, because the figure of the body is very important to girls than to boys. Now a days both the Father and the mother are employed and they do not have much time to cook, so they just buy Fast - food. (Female, 13 to 18 years.
Conclusion: The review expressed that factors influencing fast food consumption appeared to be more than the inhibiting factors and the promote healthy food choices in, school food service staff should consider offering taste testing sessions for new foods; improve food presentation by making food appealing.
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