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International Journal of Agriculture and Food Science

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part B (2024)

Impact of nutritional factors and lifestyle in the etiology of macronutrients deficiency causing New World Syndrome

Author(s):

Pooja Yadav and Dr. Vinita Singh

Abstract:

The present study was to assess the prevalence of New World Syndrome in office-going person and their dietary habits. New World Syndrome is a set of non-communicable diseases brought on by the consumption of junk food and a sedentary lifestyle, especially common to office-going persons. It is characterized by obesity, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and shortened life span. The data concerning the dietary intake of the respondents were collected using the 24-hour recall method, Data concerning lifestyle and Dietary habits was obtained from the respondents by ‘questionnaire-cum interview’ and purposive random sampling method. The energy, protein, and fat consumption of respondents according to gender, 2132.47 Kcal of energy, 43.48 gm of protein and 45.11 gm of fat with SD 282.37 Kcal, 7.15gm and 5.19 gm were consumed by male respondents followed by average 2338.5 Kcal of energy with SD 354.50, 36.4 gm of protein with SD 2.95 and 43.7 gm of fat with SD 8.06 were taking by female respondents. Energy consumption with value z test is 7.632*, protein consumption with value z test is 8.630* and fat consumption with value z test is 1.672, Respondents.

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International Journal of Agriculture and Food Science
How to cite this article:
Pooja Yadav and Dr. Vinita Singh. Impact of nutritional factors and lifestyle in the etiology of macronutrients deficiency causing New World Syndrome. Int. J. Agric. Food Sci. 2024;6(1):97-100. DOI: 10.33545/2664844X.2024.v6.i1b.170