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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (1049) Last page : (1053)
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Assessment of Dietary Pattern of Pre Obese Employees of UAS, Bengaluru

Siddarodha Padeppagol*, Banu Deshpande and Bheemanagouda

Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru – 560065
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Received: 26.10.2018  |  Revised: 30.11.2018   |  Accepted: 8.12.2018  



One hundred and twenty pre-obese employees of UAS, GKVK, Bangaluru were purposively selected and collected the  Information about food  consumption  and  dietary  intake  by  “24  hour  recall method” for 3 days on different weeks and average intake was computed accordingly. Sedentary lifestyle, physical inactivity, high intake of calorie rich foods,  processed and snack foods, genetic predisposition of non-communicable diseases was more prevalent among subjects. Lacto vegetarian type or mixed type of dietary pattern and lack of physical exercise was predominant in all subjects. The intake of cereals, pulses, roots & tubers, sugar and fat and also mean nutrient intake of all subjects for energy, protein, fat, carbohydrates and calcium were found to be above the RDA, except for iron and fibre.

Key words: Dietary pattern, Pre obese, Employees

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Cite this article: Padeppagol, S., Deshpande, B. and Bheemanagouda, Assessment of Dietary Pattern of Pre Obese Employees of UAS, Bengaluru, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(6): 1049-1053 (2018). doi: