Editorial: does dietary knowledge influence the eating behaviour of adolescents?

SOURCE: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2010
TITLE AUTHOR(S): N.Steyn
KEYWORDS: ADOLESCENTS, EATING BEHAVIOUR, HEALTH, NUTRITION
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 6451

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Abstract

In order to develop a true understanding of adolescents' eating behaviour and food choices it is necessary to briefly consider such behaviour from an ecological perspective. This article looks at what teenagers know about diets and eating behaviour and what influences their eating patterns.