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Individual and environmental influences on adolescent eating behaviors.
Food choices of adolescents are not consistent with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Food intakes tend to be low in fruits, vegetables, and calcium-rich foods and high in fat. Skipping meals isExpand
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Emerging Adulthood and College‐aged Youth: An Overlooked Age for Weight‐related Behavior Change
Emerging adulthood: a unique developmental stage Over the past 50 years, major population-level demographic shifts including increases in postsecondary education and delays in marriage andExpand
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Weight-teasing among adolescents: correlations with weight status and disordered eating behaviors
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to assess the prevalence of perceived weight-teasing and associations with unhealthy weight-control behaviors and binge eating in a population-based sample of youth.Expand
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Prevalence and risk and protective factors related to disordered eating behaviors among adolescents: relationship to gender and ethnicity.
PURPOSE To examine the current prevalence of disordered eating behaviors in a large sample of adolescents, by gender and ethnicity, and to identify gender and ethnic-specific risk and protectiveExpand
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Factors influencing food choices of adolescents: findings from focus-group discussions with adolescents.
OBJECTIVE To assess adolescents' perceptions about factors influencing their food choices and eating behaviors. DESIGN Data were collected in focus-group discussions. SUBJECTS/SETTING The studyExpand
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Correlates of fruit and vegetable intake among adolescents. Findings from Project EAT.
BACKGROUND This study aims to identify correlates of fruits and vegetables from within the domains of personal factors (taste preferences, health/nutrition attitudes, weight/body concerns, andExpand
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Food preparation by young adults is associated with better diet quality.
OBJECTIVE To describe food-preparation behaviors, cooking skills, resources for preparing food, and associations with diet quality among young adults. DESIGN Cross-sectional analyses were performedExpand
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Date violence and date rape among adolescents: associations with disordered eating behaviors and psychological health.
OBJECTIVES The goal of the study was to assess the prevalence of date violence and rape in adolescents, to examine associations between date violence and rape and disordered eating behaviors andExpand
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Does body satisfaction matter? Five-year longitudinal associations between body satisfaction and health behaviors in adolescent females and males.
PURPOSE This study addresses the question, "Does body satisfaction matter?" by examining longitudinal associations between body satisfaction and weight-related health-promoting andExpand
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Prospective predictors of body dissatisfaction in adolescent girls and boys: a five-year longitudinal study.
This study investigated prospective risk factors for increases in body dissatisfaction in adolescent girls and boys in the Eating Among Teens Project. At the time of first assessment (Time 1),Expand
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