Mathews Journal of Nutrition & Dietetics


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Adolescent Macro-Nutrition and Micro-Nutrition

Farzana Akter1*, Khaleda Islam2

1PhD Research Fellow, Bangladesh University of Professionals.

2Professor, Institute of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Dhaka.

Corresponding Author:Farzana Akter, PhD Research Fellow, Bangladesh University of Professionals, Dhaka, Tel: +880 800- 0368; 
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Received Date: 15 Apr 2017  
Accepted Date: 03 May 2017  
Published Date: 08 May 2017

Copyright © 2017 Akter F

Citation:Akter F and Islam K. (2017). Adolescent Macro-Nutrition and Micro-Nutrition. Mathews J Nutr Diet. 2(1): 014.



Adolescence is a crucial position in the life of human beings. Nutritional demand reaches peak in this period. After go through and critically review we found malnutrition rate among adolescent is high. They have both macronutrient and micronutrient deficiency. Behavioral risk factors and peer group pressure have strong influence on food choices. Obvious difference was observed in urban, periurban and rural area. More large scale or depth study can be conducted to get recent picture.

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