Over and Under Nutrition: Two Sides of A Coin Among College Students
This paper explores the prevalence of over and under nutrition among college age male population in Chennai. In our study only 48.8% had normal BMI. About 25.8% reported under nutrition and 25.4% reported to fall under the category of overweight and obese category. The majority of participants also mentioned lack of time as the reason for poor eating habits.
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