Volume 15, Issue 1 And 2 (September 1991)                   Research in Medicine 1991, 15(1 And 2): 28-33 | Back to browse issues page

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Navai L, Ghaffarpour M, Kimiagar M. Food Consumption Survey in Shahriar. Research in Medicine. 1991; 15 (1 and 2) :28-33
URL: http://pejouhesh.sbmu.ac.ir/article-1-2499-en.html
Institute of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences,Iran.
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367 families comprising 2034 Persons were surveyed for their food consumption, as a Part of a comprehensive goiter research project in Shahriar. Results related to goiter have been published previously and in this report food consumption data are reported.
Families were surveyed fat their nutrient intake and food habits using the 24-hour-dietary recall method. The results showed that compared to other rural regions, the people in Shahriar had consumed more meat, eggs and pulses while their bread and sugar consumption was less. Mean daily energy intake was 2121 as opposed to 2285 requirements. Protein intake was 62.3 g per head compared 1040 g average need. 17.5 Percent of families had received between 1000 to 1500 KCal and 4.4% had daily Protein intake below 30 g per capita. Based on these findings it can be concluded that at least one out of stx families suffers from or is vulnerable to nutritional deficiencies in this area.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 2020/03/8 | Accepted: 2020/03/8 | Published: 2020/03/8

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