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صفحه نخست /Low compliance with dietary ...
عنوان
Low compliance with dietary recommendations among Iranian women: a dietary pattern survey
نوع پژوهش مقاله چاپ شده
کلیدواژه‌ها
dietary habits, caloric intake, food insecurity, nutrition policies, health, family
چکیده
Background: Identifiation of dietary behaviors of women is one of the most substantial concerns in order to improve family nutritional behaviors. Due to primary inflence of a mother in family food choices, this study aimed to investigate the nutrition behaviors according the dietary recommendations of the food guide pyramid among women living in Hamadan, Iran. Methods: Ths cross-sectional study on the mothers’ nutritional behaviors was carried out from May to June 2014. In this study 1084 mothers aged 23-49 years of elementary school children were selected to participate in this study using stratifid cluster random sampling method. Data were collected using the validated Iranian 168-item semi-quantitative Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ). Th dietary assessment was based on the fie major groups of food guide pyramid. Stata version 11 was used for data analysis. Results: Our results revealed that 72.7%, 67.8%, 52.9% and 55.5% of subjects consumed less dairy products, vegetables, fruits and meat/alternatives, respectively, as compared to the food pyramid recommendations. However, bread and grains intake in 40.4% of subjects were more than recommendations. Consumption of pizza and processed meats in about 40% of subjects were monthly and in about 20% were weekly. Thre was a signifiant relationship between the household income and education level with the intake of fie major groups of food guide pyramid. Conclusion: Thre were unhealthy dietary habits and low compliance with dietary recommendations among majority of women. Our fidings may be considered in policy-making process involving development of health promotion interventions that are appropriately tailored according to diffrent incomes and educational levels to improve family healthy eating habits.
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