International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 8, Part C (2017)
Knowledge regarding under-utilized green leafy vegetables among rural women
Ashly Rajendran, Dr. Indira S and B Kavitha
Green leafy vegetables are an important of any diet. They proved fiber, essential vitamins and minerals like iron, calcium and magnesium and add to any meal. They provide protection against diseases like high cholesterol, heart diseases, and diabetes etc. Indian cuisine is noted for its use of green leafy vegetable that are commonly called “Saag ". Saag is a generic term used for a variety of greens like spinach, mustard leaves and amaranth.
Aim: To assess the level of knowledge regarding underutilized green leafy vegetable among rural women.
Material and method: Study conducted by using the descriptive research design, using nonprobability Convenience sampling technique.
Statistical Analysis Used: The collected data was organized, tabulated, analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics based on the objectives of the study.
Results and Conclusion: Shows that with regard to level of knowledge regarding underutilized green leafy vegetables among rural women 3 (10%) had B+ grade, 3 (10%) had B grade and 24(80%) had D grade.
How to cite this article:
Ashly Rajendran, Dr. Indira S and B Kavitha. Knowledge regarding under-utilized green leafy vegetables among rural women. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(8): 143-145.