acta satech Journal of the Life & Physical Sciences Babcock

Dietary habits and nutritional status of in-school adolescents: a case study of a public and a private secondary school in Ilishan, Ogun State
*Adeyeye, J. A.1 ; Biachi, N.1 and Adekanye, E. A.2
1 Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Babcock University, Ilishan Remo. 2 University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos.
3rd of April, 2017

ABSTRACT
This study was undertaken to assess the dietary practices and nutritional statusof in-school adolescent secondary school students in order to identify the groups of adolescent that can benefit from the nutritional awareness and educational empowerment program. A survey research design was adopted using a structured questionnaire consisting of three sections and was used for data collection in line with objective of the study.However, it was evidenced that good eating habits and well balanced physical activities support the strategy that promote a healthy lifestyle and longevity.
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