The study was carried out on the nutritional status of one hundred top civil servants and businessmen in Umuahia metropolis using anthropometric and blood cholesterol level. Food habit was determined by structured questionnaires. Results indicated that more than 65% of the subjects consumed high cholesterol rating diets such as cow milk, butter, pork, eggs cheese, sandwich, fried meat etc. and they were also consumer of alcoholic beverages. About 50% of the subjects were overweight and some in grade 1 obesity. Similarly more than 50% of the subjects had higher than normal cholesterol value (> - 150 - 250mg/100m/blood) while about the same percentage had higher than normal low density lipoproteins (LDL), thus predisposing these subjects to cardiovascular diseases. Positive change in dietary habits and life style is advocated for better health.
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IHUOMA, ONYEKWERE. "Nutritional Status Of Top Civil Servants And Business Men In Umuahia Metropolis" Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2023). Accessed 30 Nov. 2023. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/nutritional-status-of-top-civil-servants-and-business-men-in-umuahia-metropolis-7-2