ISSN : 2320-7051

  • No. 772, Basant Vihar, Kota

    Rajasthan-324009 India

  • Call Us On

    +91 9784677044


International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (1238) Last page : (1242)
Article doi: :

Food and Nutrition Behaviour of Women Police of Hubli Dharwad

Muragod, P. P.* and Chimmad, B. V.

Department of Food Science and Nutrition, College of Rural Home Science,
University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding Author E-mail:
Received: 22.10.2018  |  Revised: 30.11.2018   |  Accepted: 10.12.2018  



Nutrition is one of the key factors which help an individual to attain one’s full potential as an adult and it depends to a great extent on the quantity and quality of food. An investigation was carried out during 2013-2014 at UAS Dharwad, Karnataka. To assess the food behaviour and diet quality of 90 women police working in technical cadres of police department of Hubbali-Dharwad.  It was observed that nutrient adequacy of women police varied for energy (81 to 157%), protein (55.66- 96.54%), fat (109.85- 379.60%), thiamine (96.00 to 211.00%) and magnesium (31.20-298.49%) contents of diets rest of the nutrient contents were lower than the RDA. Police women consumed a diet that of fair quality (54.45%), followed by good (22.22%) and poor (18.89%) qualities. Only 4.44 per cent women police consumed a diet of very good quality.

Key words: Nutrition behaviour, Diet quality, RDA, Nutrient adequacy.

Full Text : PDF; Journal doi :

Cite this article: Muragod, P.P. and Chimmad, B.V., Food and Nutrition Behaviour of Women Police of Hubli Dharwad, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(6): 1238-1242 (2018). doi: