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The Impact of Formal Nutrition Education on the Knowledge, Beliefs and Practices of Home Science Students


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One major cause of less than adequate nutrition in India is ignorance of facts about foods and nutrition. Poor economic conditions do stand in the way of improved nutrition but ignorance regarding nutrients needed by the body and cheap foods that provide them, is partly respoisible. Knowledge about nutrition is not imparted systematically in either schools or colleges barring Home Science Colleges, where it is taught along with a varied number of allied subjects, like physiology, chemistry and bio - chemistry.
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  • The Impact of Formal Nutrition Education on the Knowledge, Beliefs and Practices of Home Science Students

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Ramesh Puri
Department of Foods and Nutrition, Govt. Home Science College, Chandigarh, India
Nisha Malhotra
Department of Foods and Nutrition, Govt. Home Science College, Chandigarh, India

Abstract


One major cause of less than adequate nutrition in India is ignorance of facts about foods and nutrition. Poor economic conditions do stand in the way of improved nutrition but ignorance regarding nutrients needed by the body and cheap foods that provide them, is partly respoisible. Knowledge about nutrition is not imparted systematically in either schools or colleges barring Home Science Colleges, where it is taught along with a varied number of allied subjects, like physiology, chemistry and bio - chemistry.