Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications

An Open Access International Journal

P-ISSN: 0974-6455 E-ISSN: 2321-4007

Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications

An Open Access International Journal

Shubham Mohan Sharma and Priyanka Sachdewa

Department of Community Medicine Shree Guru Gobind Singh
Tricentary University, Gurugram, Haryana, India

Corresponding author email: shubham_fmhs@sgtuniversity.org

Article Publishing History

Received: 11/05/2021

Accepted After Revision: 20/07/2021

ABSTRACT:

Anaemia is a medical condition which involves less number of red blood cells in blood. Person suffering from anaemia lack sufficient healthy blood cells in blood. In human beings, Red blood cells present in blood carry oxygen to other body tissues. Person suffering from anaemia feels tired and weak always because of less oxygen in body tissues. Few symptoms of anaemia include fatigue, skin pallor, and shortness of breath, light-headedness, dizziness or a fast heartbeat. The body requirement of iron in adolescent girl’s is generally high, insufficient intake of iron results in anaemia. Current survey puts light on a factor which is not covered earlier, processed food use is increasing nowadays and regular eating affects eating habits in young age people a lot. The body requires healthy nutrients but it is replaced by processed food in young people. A close link of high intake of chemically processed food and nutrient deficiency in adolescent girls especially iron deficiency is observed.

KEYWORDS:

Anaemia, Processed Food, Haemoglobin, Iron, Red Blood Cells.

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