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Examining the eating patterns of young adults

Pendergast, Felicity 2017, Examining the eating patterns of young adults, PhD thesis, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University.

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Title Examining the eating patterns of young adults
Author Pendergast, Felicity
Institution Deakin University
School School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor McNaughton SarahORCID iD for McNaughton Sarah orcid.org/0000-0001-5936-9820
Worsley AnthonyORCID iD for Worsley Anthony orcid.org/0000-0002-4635-6059
Katherine LivingstoneORCID iD for Katherine Livingstone orcid.org/0000-0002-9682-7541
Date submitted 2017-02
Keyword(s) meal skipping
snacking
chronic disease risk factors
Smartphone application (FoodNow)
Summary This thesis explored the determinates of young adult (18-30 years) eating patterns. Qualitative and quantitative analysis was conducted to examine what influences young adults to skip meals and snack throughout the day. Findings suggest young adults are highly influenced by a lack of time, availability and their peers.
Language eng
Field of Research 111199 Nutrition and Dietetics not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 920411 Nutrition
Description of original xxiii, 504 pages : illustrations, tables, graphs, some coloured
Copyright notice ┬ęThe Author. All Rights Reserved.
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30103489

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