Adolescence is a period when the fastest
growing happens in individuals after babyhood. The study was conducted with a total of 540 students
from the 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th
Grade students (284M and 256F) attending secondary school. In the first stage,
540 questionnaires that had 39 questions were applied to the students who were
trained; and the children were given nutrition training; and after 20 days, another
540 questionnaires were applied again. The data of a total of 540 pre-training
and 540 post-training students were recorded in terms of their eating habits,
regular breakfast and healthy food selection before and after the study. The body parameters
according to gender (height, weight, BMI) show normality with the percentile
values formed in Turkish children. The percentages of the answers given by the
students to the questions before and after the training are given under each
question category. A significant difference was detected between the habits of
not having breakfast according to gender (P=0.021) (P<0.05). As a conclusion, these data show that food
selection may be developed with training.
|Journal Section||Research Articles|
|Publication Date||April 1, 2019|
|Submission Date||July 27, 2018|
|Acceptance Date||September 9, 2018|
|Published in Issue||Year 2019Volume: 5 Issue: 2|
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