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Bohm, Ingela; Lindblom, Cecilia; Åbacka, Gun; Bengs, Carita; Hörnell, Agneta – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: This study aimed to describe Discourses on vegetarian food in the Swedish school subject Home and Consumer Studies. Design: The study involved the observation of naturally occurring classroom talk, with audio recording and in some cases video-taping. Setting: The study was conducted during Home and Consumer Studies lessons in five…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Eating Habits, Food, Familiarity
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Hussar, Karen M.; Harris, Paul L. – Social Development, 2010
Can young children frame their own choices in terms of moral considerations, particularly when those choices do not match the practices of immediate authority figures? To answer this question, we studied 6- to 10-year-old independent vegetarians--children who have elected to become vegetarians, despite being raised in non-vegetarian families. In…
Descriptors: Children, Moral Values, Eating Habits, Decision Making
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Trautmann, Julianne; Rau, Stephanie I.; Wilson, Mardell A.; Walters, Connor – College Student Journal, 2008
This study compared restrictive and disordered eating behaviors in vegetarian versus non-vegetarian first-year college students. The Dutch Eating Behavior Questionnaire (DEBQ) and the abbreviated Eating Attitudes Test (EAT-26) were used to assess eating behaviors (n=330). The mean restrictive DEBQ and the EAT-26 scores of vegetarians were…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Eating Disorders, Eating Habits, Questionnaires
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Parks, Rodney L.; Evans, Brett A. – College and University, 2014
As adherents of vegetarianism and veganism form a dedicated minority within the United States and constitute comparatively greater proportions of the populations at U.S. colleges and universities, this qualitative study investigates the unique challenges these communities face in higher education. The exploratory study draws upon two sets of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Nutrition, Qualitative Research, Barriers
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Barnes-Holmes, Dermot; Murtagh, Louise; Barnes-Holmes, Yvonne; Stewart, Ian – Psychological Record, 2010
The current study aimed to assess the implicit attitudes of vegetarians and non-vegetarians towards meat and vegetables, using the Implicit Association Test (IAT) and the Implicit Relational Assessment Procedure (IRAP). Both measures involved asking participants to respond, under time pressure, to pictures of meat or vegetables as either positive…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Association Measures, Food, Eating Habits
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Sasikala, P. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Nutrition is the intake of food to meet the body's dietary needs through different sources namely vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods. Good nutrition and well balanced diet with regular physical activities is acceptable. Poor nutrition leads to reduction in immunity of an individual, on the other hand increased levels of nutrition leads…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Public Schools, Nutrition
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Mandali, Swarna L. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2011
Good nutrition is important for optimal athletic performance. Adolescent athletes often depend on their coaches for nutritional information on weight management, dietary supplements, and dietary practices. Some dietary practices, such as vegetarianism, have the potential to be harmful to the adolescent athlete if not followed with careful…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletic Coaches, Nutrition, Dietetics
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Craig, Bevan A.; Morton, Darren P.; Kent, Lillian M.; Butler, Terry L.; Rankin, Paul M.; Price, Kevin R. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: We examined the body mass index (BMI) of students attending Seventh-day Adventist (Adventist) schools in Australia in 2001 and 2012. Methods: A total of 3069 students attending Adventist schools in Australia responded to a health and lifestyle survey in 2001 (N = 1335) and 2012 (N = 1734). The survey captured self-reported height and…
Descriptors: Body Composition, Religious Cultural Groups, Foreign Countries, Health Behavior
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Karácsony, Ilona; Albrecht, Hanna; Brantmüller, Éva – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2015
In case of pregnancies, one of the most common pathological conditions in internal medicine is aneamia with iron-deficiency. Furthermore, iron deficiency may also affect the mother and the fetus negatively. We wanted to find out which group of expectant mothers are mostly affected, which factors influence the development of aneamia. It was also…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Prenatal Influences, Prenatal Care, Prevention
Spain, Viki Kappel – Camping Magazine, 2002
More and more people are making personal or doctor-advised dietary changes, and camp kitchen staff must be happy and willing to provide alternative foods. Reasons for being a vegetarian, vegetarian foods, nutrition concerns in the vegetarian diet, and tips for preparing meatless dishes are discussed. Sidebars present indepth information on special…
Descriptors: Allergy, Camping, Cooks, Diabetes
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Paisley, Judy; Beanlands, Heather; Goldman, Joanne; Evers, Susan; Chappell, Janet – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2008
Objective: This study examined the impact of one person's dietary change on the experiences of a significant other with whom they regularly shared meals. Design: Qualitative constant comparison approach using semistructured interviews. Setting: Community-based. Participants: Forty-two participants were recruited using a stratified purposive…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Interpersonal Relationship, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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Lazor, Kathleen; Chapman, Nancy; Levine, Elyse – Journal of School Health, 2010
Background: Soyfoods provide healthful options for school breakfasts and lunches that are lower in saturated fat, cholesterol, fat, and calories and can help meet demands for vegetarian choices. Researchers tested acceptance of soy-based options substituted for popular lunch items with a diverse student population. Methods: Researchers conducted a…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Food, Nutrition, Lunch Programs
Lum, Lydia – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2007
Healthy gourmet offerings are fast becoming the norm at college dining halls around the country. At a time when the children of Baby Boomers are hitting higher education in record numbers, college officials have scrambled to accommodate their picky palates and their insistence for healthier meals than were served to past generations. At the same…
Descriptors: Colleges, Food Service, Dining Facilities, Nutrition
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Robinson-O'Brien, Ramona; Larson, Nicole; Neumark-Sztainer, Dianne; Stat, Peter Hannan M.; Story, Mary – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2009
Objective: To examine characteristics of adolescents who value eating locally grown, organic, nongenetically engineered, and/or nonprocessed food and whether they are more likely than their peers to meet Healthy People 2010 dietary objectives. Design: Cross-sectional analysis using data from a population-based study in Minnesota (Project EAT:…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Socioeconomic Status, Nutrition, Food
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Freeland-Graves, Jeanne H.; And Others – Journal of Nutrition Education, 1982
Reports the findings of a study that compared general and vegetarian nutrition knowledge between vegetarians (N=106) and nonvegetarians (N=106) matched for age, sex, residence, and nutrition training. Concludes that vegetarians scored significantly higher than nonvegetarians on the total test but that both lack understanding of many basic…
Descriptors: Adults, Eating Habits, Food, Nutrition
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