International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 9, Part B (2016)
Assessment of nutritional knowledge of students of upper primary classes (6th to 8th standard) from state government schools of district Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Vijeta Rathore and Dr. Garima Upadhyay
Life cannot be sustained without adequate nourishment. The word “nutrition” is often paired with the word “food”. The biological importance of food is dictated by the nutrients it contains. Acquiring nutritional knowledge is essential for improved dietary practices. The significance of improving nutritional knowledge in order to have a positive influence on food choices and health should not be underestimated. The study assessed the nutritional knowledge of 427 students attending upper primary classes from four State Government schools in District Sitapur. The study population was purposively selected from four state government schools in Sitapur. The tool for the study included a questionnaire to determine the nutritional knowledge of the students. In this study, it was found that the nutritional knowledge of 78.7% students was poor. The result further revealed that the students were deficient in knowledge and understanding of the facts about different aspects of Nutrition.
How to cite this article:
Vijeta Rathore, Dr. Garima Upadhyay. Assessment of nutritional knowledge of students of upper primary classes (6th to 8th standard) from state government schools of district Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(9):110-113.