Ready-meal consumption: associations with weight status and cooking skills.

  title={Ready-meal consumption: associations with weight status and cooking skills.},
  author={Klazine van der Horst and Thomas A. Brunner and Michael Siegrist},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  volume={14 2},
OBJECTIVE The ready-meal market has grown considerably in recent years. At the same time, a degradation of traditional cooking skills has been observed. Ready meals are often rich in energy, fat and sugar and lack vegetables; however, studies investigating associations between ready-meal consumption, overweight and cooking skills are lacking. The present study examines whether demographic factors, overweight, beliefs about the nutritional value and taste of ready meals and cooking skills are… CONTINUE READING
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