International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2021)

Nutritional minerals, multivitamins and fibers used in the adolescence diet of Aligarh, U.P. (India)


Mridula Gautam

Adolescence is a unique developmental stage and has its own requirements apart from other developmental stages of humans. Due to increased growth and mental maturation nutrition during this period has its own characteristics that need to be discriminated. Multivitamins and nutritional minerals contribute the body for sustaining functions although they are not an energy source. Most of the multivitamins are not produced in the body; therefore they must be taken with food. Also; calcium, iron and zinc requirement which are essential for growth are increased in this period. Adequate fiber presence in the diet is important for normal defecation as well as prevention of some chronic diseases. In addition, it may also plays role in decreasing serum cholesterol levels and risk of obesity.
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Mridula Gautam. Nutritional minerals, multivitamins and fibers used in the adolescence diet of Aligarh, U.P. (India). International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 6, Issue 6, 2021, Pages 9-12
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