Nutritional Status and Eating Practices among University Students in Selected Universities in Selangor, Malaysia
- THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE: PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, NUTRITION, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR INTERVENTION AND FUTURE RESEARCH. FERRARA, CYNTHIA M. // Journal of Exercise Physiology Online;Feb2009, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p23
Recent research suggests that approximately 35% of all college students are overweight or obese, with many at risk for weight gain during the college years. Poor nutrition and physical inactivity contribute to the increased risk of weight gain and prevalence of overweight and obese individuals...
- Prevalence of and Factors Associated with Overweight and Obesity among Jordan University Students. Suleiman, Ahmad A.; Alboqai, Omar K.; Yasein, Nada; El-Qudah, Jafar M.; Bataineh, Mo'ath F.; Obeidat, Bayan A. // Journal of Biological Sciences;2009, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p738
To determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Jordan University students and to investigate some factors that might be associated with overweight and obesity. A cross-sectional survey was conducted at Jordan University, Amman, Jordan from March to September, 2005 using a multistage...
- Protein: the vegetarians laugh last Rodale, Robert // Prevention;Dec1984, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p14
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- ModificaciÃ³n del peso corporal de los estudiantes universitarios en Navarra durante los tres primeros aÃ±os de universidad. Soto Ruiz, María Nelia; Aguinaga Ontoso, Inés; Canga Armayor, Navidad; Guillén-Grima, Francisco; de Mendoza, Juana Hermoso; Serrano Monzo, Inmaculada; Marín Fernández, Blanca // Nutricion Hospitalaria;Jun2015, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p2400
Introduction: one of the strategies for the prevention of the obesity is the identification of critical periods of gain weight. Some studies confirm gain weight during the university period. Objective: the purpose of the present study was to determine the changes in the body weight of the...
- Overweight and Components of the Metabolic Syndrome in
College Students. Huang, Terry T.-K.; Kempf, Angela M.; Strother, Myra L.; Li, Chaoyang; Lee, Rebecca E.; Harris, Kari J.; Kaur, Harsohena // Diabetes Care;Dec2004, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p3000
Presents a study that examined the relationships between weight status and components of the metabolic syndrome in college students. Research design and methods used; Comparison of anthropometric and metabolic indicators between normal-weight and overweight students; Results of the study.
- Assessment of body composition, through anthropometric and non-anthropometric methods, of University students from Valencia (Spain). Olearo, Beatrice; Soriano Del Castillo, José Miguel; Boselli, Pietro Marco; Micó, Lydia // Nutricion Hospitalaria;oct2014, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p911
Introduction and objective: The valuation of anthropometric and nutritional status of the university population is important to detect risk groups and so make nutritional recommendations. The aim of the study was to analyze the body composition and the fat component in a group of university...
- Changes in Malnutrition Among Under 5 Years Old Children in North of Iran. Veghari, Gholamreza; Jahanshahi, Mehrdad // Journal of Biological Sciences;2007, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p1424
This study was carried out to compare nutritional status among under 5 years old children in the villages of Gorgan districts (North of Iran) during 1997 (stage 1) and 2004 (stage 2). By using cluster and simple sampling, 20 villages were chosen and 20 persons completed the questionnaires and...
- Validity of a self-reported measure of familial history of obesity. Paradis, Ann-Marie; Pérusse, Louis; Godin, Gaston; Vohl, Marie-Claude // Nutrition Journal;2008, Vol. 7, Special section p1
Background: Familial history information could be useful in clinical practice. However, little is known about the accuracy of self-reported familial history, particularly self-reported familial history of obesity (FHO). Methods: Two cross-sectional studies were conducted. The aims of study 1 was...
- Could you have diabetes and not know it? // Ebony;Mar2008, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p141
A chart is presented that tests a person for chances of getting diabetes and a chart for body weight versus height to determine a person's susceptibility to get diabetes.