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Attitude, Awareness, and Interest towards Personalized Nutrition among Educated Men and Women in Chennai

The present investigation attempts to study the attitude, awareness and interest towards personalized nutrition among educated men and women in Chennai. A random sample of 120 adults was selected for the present investigation. Out of the 120 samples, 60 were males and 60 were females. Further, the 60 males were divided into 20 doctors, 20 lecturers and 20 software professionals. The same distribution was followed for all the 60 educated female professionals. The tool used for the present study was framed by the corresponding author herself. The results drawn from the present study showed that the attitude and awareness towards personalized nutrition was higher among female participants. With respect to occupation, the awareness towards personalized nutrition was higher among doctors, followed by lecturers and software professionals. Results also indicated that lectures and doctors as a profession have an influence on their level of attitude, awareness, and interest towards personalized nutrition. On the other hand, the findings showed significant association between software professionals and their attitude towards personalized nutrition. Further, a positive relationship was found between attitude and interest towards personalized nutrition among adults regardless of profession.

Author(s): Durga Priyadarshini R1, Dr. Mahjabeen2