Understanding Adolescent Nutritional Status: A Comprehensive Literature Review

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Nimo Daud Yasin, Shamsedin Mahdi Hassan and Mahamed Dol Ateye

 

Abstract

The review aimed at providing a comprehensive study of the multidimensional factors influencing adolescent nutritional status, with a focus on socioeconomic determinants, demographic characteristics, and the outcome of widespread refugee situations. The review underlines the critical role of nutrition in the development and well-being of adolescents, highlighting the influence of household food insecurity, lifestyle factors, and chronic health conditions on their nutritional status. By producing findings from varied frameworks and disciplines, the review aims to inform future research, policy, and practice aimed at improving adolescent health and well-being on an overall scale. The review underscores the need for targeted interventions and policies to address the nutritional needs of adolescents worldwide, considering the multifaceted interaction of factors that outline their nutritional outcomes.

Published on: March 25, 2024
doi: 10.17756/jfcn.2024-171
Citation: Yasin ND, Hassan SM, Ateye MD. 2024. Understanding Adolescent Nutritional Status: A Comprehensive Literature Review. J Food Chem Nanotechnol 10(1): 26-31.

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