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Socioeconomic Differences and the Potential Role of Tribes in Young People’s Food and Drink Purchasing Outside School at Lunchtime
Socioeconomic deprivation has been linked to food consumption practices, but studies investigating the food environment around schools provide mixed findings. Peer influence and marketing cues are considered important ...
Patterns of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption amongst young people aged 13–15 years during the school day in Scotland
Background There is currently little research regarding sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption patterns of young people though adolescents are thought to be frequent consumers of these drinks. There is no research ...
Is It a Pleasure to Eat Together? : Theoretical Reflections on Conviviality and the Mediterranean Diet
In 2013 the Mediterranean Diet was recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of Spain, Greece, Italy and Morocco. Conviviality – the pleasure of eating together – was recognized as the cornerstone of food ...
Attitudes to weight and weight management in the early teenage years : A qualitative study of parental perceptions and views
Background: As most young teenagers grow up in families, parents might be well situated to facilitate and support their weight management and thereby prevent or manage obesity prior to adulthood. Aim: This paper explores ...
Food safety and older people : the Kitchen Life study
Foodborne illness (FBI) is a major public health problem in the UK. Recent increases in cases of listeriosis in older people have focused attention on consumer food-related practices. Previous studies highlight poor ...
What is being conveyed to health professionals and consumers through web and print sources of nutrition information?
Nutrition misinformation can be harmful. Within dietetics there is an acknowledgement that nutrition information should be consistent, science-based and made relevant to different segments of the population. This paper ...
Domestic Kitchen Practices: Findings from the ‘Kitchen Life’ study
(University of Hertfordshire, 2013-07-30)
This report presents a study designed to investigate, document, analyse and interpret domestic kitchen practices. The study was intended to generate insights about ‘what goes on and why’ in UK kitchens, to inform the Food ...
Rethinking children’s public health : the development of an assets model
In recent years, there has been an enormous growth in the literature that has focussed upon health assets; these include children and young people’s developmental assets, community asset mapping and public health. Although ...
Food and Public Health : Contemporary Issues and Future Directions
Focuses on food policy, and its relationship to public health, as an increasingly important issue in today’s society. Highlights the lack of global regulation in the food supply chain and explores the common tendency to ...
Chewing on Choice
(Ashgate Publishing, 2013)