68 страниц. 2011 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing The Nutritional status of adolescents is very crucial, since adolescence is a transitional period from childhood to adulthood. This is a period when they are faced with dietary problems due to their growth spurt and newly found freedom. Adolescents often miss their breakfast, indulge in snacking and do not take a balanced diet due to their competent study and work schedules.Intervention in the form of nutrition education is the need of the hour. This will help them to form good dietary habits and involve in physical activity so as to enable them to prevent and face health challenges during adulthood.