Frequency of food consumption and physical activity of Non Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus males of Ludhiana city

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0563.2014.00607.1    | Article Id: DR-602 | Page : 226-229
Citation :- Frequency of food consumption and physical activity of Non Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus males of Ludhiana city.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2014.(33):226-229
Bisht Soni, Chawla Paramjit and Kushwaha Shalini*
Address : Department of Food and Nutrition Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141 004, India


The present study was conducted on non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus male subjects of 40-60  years of age to asses their nutritional profile. Subjects were selected purposively from Ludhiana. The information regarding  general information, dietary preferences and physical activity pattern was recorded. It was observed that majority of the subjects were sedentary workers of middle income  group.  Majority of the subjects suffered from diabetes for 7years with mean age of onset of diabetes  45.06 yrs. Further, frequency of consumption of different food showed a higher intake of fried foods, unrefined cereals and pulses, milk and milk products. Majority (83.33 %) of the subjects were doing physical exercise and time spent on physical activity was more than 30 minutes.


Dietary preferences Non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus Physical activity.


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