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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (1139) Last page : (1145)
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Opinion of Respondents (UAS-B staff & Student) about the Articles in Print Media Sourced by Them

N. V. Muruli*, H. B. Shivaleela and Muragod, P. P.

Department of Food Science and Nutrition, UAS, GKVK, Bengalruru-65
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Received: 9.10.2018  |  Revised: 16.11.2018   |  Accepted: 24.11.2018  



A “Study on health, food and nutrition information communication in popular print media accessible to employees and students of UAS Bengaluru” was undertaken in the year 2016-2017 at UAS Bengaluru, analysis of readers opinion about food science and nutrition information published in selected two national english (The Hindu and Deccan Herald) and two regional kannada newspapers (Prajavani and Vijay Karnataka) and two popular local magazines (Gruha Shobha & Health Magazine) were covered for reader’s opinion study, 120 UAS readers including staff (n=60) and students (n=60) reading identified dailies were considered. The data was collected with the help of pre-tested structured interview schedule. The food and nutrition information published was readable, adequate, clear and timely. Nutrient in food, areas of health covered and areas related to foods and balancing them were the most preferred topics. Important suggestions were publication of food and nutrition information on special supplements.

Key words: Nutrition, Supplement, Food, Print media

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Cite this article: Muruli, N.V., Shivaleela, H.B. and Muragod, P.P., Opinion of Respondents (UAS-B staff & Student) about the Articles in Print Media Sourced by Them, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci. 6(6): 1139-1145 (2018). doi: