DIFFERENCES IN PROTEIN, VITAMIN C, AND FE INTAKE IN ADOLESCENT GIRLS BY GIVING FE AND VITAMIN C TABLETS

Ni Putu Eny Sulistyadewi, Ni Putu Ratih Linggayoni, Resti Kusumarini Samben

Abstract


Teenagers are the time of transition from children to adults. The nutritional needs of adolescence become very important because it impacts on its growth. Protein intake, Vitamin C and iron deficiency in adolescent girls can cause nutritional disorders in adolescent. Lack of iron intake can cause anemia. The aims of this study is to determine differences in protein, vitamin C, and Fe intake in adolescent girls by giving Fe and Vitamin C tablets. This study used a quasy experimental design with pre-test and post-test control group design. Sampling have done by purposive sampling on 52 people. The results showed that in the intervention group in the administration of Fe and Vitamin C tablets showed a significant difference for Fe and Vitamin C intake (p = 0,000), whereas for protein intake there was no significant difference (p = 0.202) before and after the intervention. In the control group by giving Fe tablets show significant differences for protein intake (p = 0.008), and Fe intake (p = 0,000), whereas vitamin C intake was no difference before and after the intervention (p = 0.038).
Keywords: Protein intake, Vitamin C, Fe, Adolescent Girls


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