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Nyaradi, Anett; Foster, Jonathan K.; Hickling, Siobhan; Li, Jianghong; Ambrosini, Gina L.; Jacques, Angela; Oddy, Wendy H. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2014
Background: The aim of the study was to investigate prospective associations between dietary patterns and cognitive performance during adolescence. Methods: Participants were sourced from the Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort (Raine) Study that includes 2868 children born between 1989 and 1992 in Perth, Western Australia. When the children were…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Questionnaires, Health Behavior, Family Income
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Siddiqi, Seema; Urooj, Asna; D'Souza, Melwin James – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Research literature on dietary patterns & eating habits of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in India is limited. To explore this, a pilot study (n = 53) which included 45 boys and 8 girls (age group of 2-13 years) was conducted. Three day food records, Food Frequency Questionnaire and Children Eating Behavior Inventory were used to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children
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Pearce, Karma; Golley, Rebecca; Lewis, Lucy; Cassidy, Leah; Olds, Timothy; Maher, Carol – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: The purpose of this study was to determine whether there was an association between dietary patterns and children's academic performance. Methods: This cross-sectional study involved 315 children aged 9-11 years from 26 schools in Australia. Academic performance was measured in 4 domains (reading, writing, numeracy, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Eating Habits
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Howard, Amber L.; Robinson, Monique; Smith, Grant J.; Ambrosini, Gina L.; Piek, Jan P.; Oddy, Wendy H. – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2011
Objective: To examine the relationship between dietary patterns and ADHD in a population-based cohort of adolescents. Method: The Raine Study is a prospective study following 2,868 live births. At the 14-year follow-up, the authors collected detailed adolescent dietary data, allowing for the determination of major dietary patterns using factor…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Identification, Adolescents, Factor Analysis
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Sayin, Kubra; Ilik, Senay – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
This study aimed to determine whether dietary patterns and feeding problems differ among children with intellectual disabilities (ID) and typically developing children (TDC) in Turkey. This cross-sectional study was conducted in 220 (112 children with ID and 108 TDC) 7-12 aged children in Konya, Turkey. We assessed usual dietary intakes by a…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Food
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Stevens, Gemma; Jahoda, Andrew; Matthews, Lynsay; Hankey, Catherine; Melville, Craig; Murray, Heather; Mitchell, Fiona – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: The prevalence of obesity is higher in those with intellectual disabilities than the general population. The aim of the study was to understand the determinants of physical activity and dietary patterns in this population during their final year of school. Method: Qualitative data were generated from 10 interviews with adolescents with…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Physical Activities, Food, Eating Habits
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Ogunsile, Seyi Elizabeth – International Education Studies, 2012
The main objective of this study was to determine the effects of dietary pattern and body mass index on the academic performance of in-school adolescents in Ekiti State. One hundred and twenty eight students (10-19 years) selected from three senior secondary schools in Ekiti State Nigeria, formed the participants for this study. Questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Body Composition, Correlation, Academic Achievement, Eating Habits
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Evans, E. Whitney; Must, Aviva; Anderson, Sarah E.; Curtin, Carol; Scampini, Renee; Maslin, Melissa; Bandini, Linda – Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2012
To determine whether dietary patterns (juice and sweetened non-dairy beverages, fruits, vegetables, fruits and vegetables, snack foods, and kid's meals) and associations between dietary patterns and body mass index (BMI) differed between 53 children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and 58 typically developing children, ages 3-11, multivariate…
Descriptors: Body Composition, Autism, Obesity, Comparative Analysis
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Nepper, Martha J.; Chai, Weiwen – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2015
Objectives: The present study examined dietary intake of fruit and vegetables and dietary patterns of preadolescents attending schools in the Midwest. Methods: A total of 506 students (11.2 ± 1.3 years) from four public and private schools in Nebraska completed a validated 41-item Food Frequency Questionnaire to assess their dietary intake.…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Food, Preadolescents, Questionnaires
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Kulik, Noel; Thomas, Erica M.; Fahlman, Mariane M.; Garn, Alex C.; Centeio, Erin E.; Somers, Cheryl L.; McCaughtry, Nathan – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Existing research shows that sociodemographic factors are associated with dietary patterns among adolescents; however, little is known about when these relationships begin in children. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between dietary self-efficacy (SE) and dietary intake among children over time and by…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Eating Habits, Race, Ethnicity
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Chung, L. M. Y.; Fong, S. S. M.; Ma, A. W. W.; Cheng, S. T. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2018
This study evaluated whether nutrition knowledge and healthy eating patterns can be achieved through web-based systems, a secondary analysis of learning activities and assessment records. Students used online dietary recording systems to capture food intake data for 2 weeks. The first cohort used a food photo-upload method and the second cohort…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, College Students, Eating Habits, Health Behavior
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Machín, Leandro; Aschemann-Witzel, Jessica; Patiño, Angelina; Moratorio, Ximena; Bandeira, Elisa; Curutchet, María Rosa; Martínez, Joseline; Bove, Isabel; Molina, Verónika; Giménez, Ana; Ares, Gastón – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
An in-depth understanding of the citizen's perception and behavior is needed for the development of targeted public policies and interventions that can successfully encourage people to shift their dietary patterns and contribute to the prevention of non-communicable diseases. The present work aimed to identify barriers and facilitators for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Dietetics, Eating Habits
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Chan, Kara; Siu, Judy Yuen-Man; Lee, Albert – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Many school-based health education programmes adopt a one-way, top-down communication approach that students tend to consider boring and ineffective. In contrast, this study tested a pilot school-based health education programme designed to engage students through the creation and production of health-related advertising. Design:…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Eating Habits, Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries
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Maruapula, Segametsi; Chapman-Novakofski, Karen – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2007
Objective: To describe associations among socioeconomic conditions and dietary patterns of Botswana elderly. Design: Secondary analysis from a cross-sectional nationwide survey. Participants: Subjects (N = 1086, 60-99 years old) were selected after multistage sampling. Main Outcome Measures: Dietary patterns were dependent variables; health and…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Food, Older Adults, Factor Analysis
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Almohanna, Amal; Conforti, Frank; Eigel, William; Barbeau, William – Journal of American College Health, 2015
Objective: This study was conducted to determine the impact of dietary acculturation on the health status of newly arrived international students at Virginia Tech in Fall 2010. Participants: Thirty-five international students, 18-36 years of age, completed the study. Methods: Data were collected at 3 different time periods (V1, V2, and V3)…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Eating Habits, Metabolism, Biochemistry
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