'We eat together; today she buys, tomorrow I will buy the food': adolescent best friends' food choices and dietary practices in Soweto, South Africa.

@article{Voorend2013WeET,
  title={'We eat together; today she buys, tomorrow I will buy the food': adolescent best friends' food choices and dietary practices in Soweto, South Africa.},
  author={Carlijn G. N. Voorend and Shane A Norris and Paula Griffiths and Modiehi Heather Sedibe and Marjan J Westerman and Colleen Marie Doak},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={559-67}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore if and how female adolescents engage in shared eating and joint food choices with best friends within the context of living in urban Soweto, South Africa. DESIGN A qualitative, exploratory, multiple case study was conducted using semi-structured duo interviews of best friend pairs to ascertain their eating patterns, friendship and social interactions around dietary habits. SETTING Participants were recruited from three high schools in the urban township of Soweto, South… CONTINUE READING

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