Self-reported vegetarianism may be a marker for college women at risk for disordered eating.

  title={Self-reported vegetarianism may be a marker for college women at risk for disordered eating.},
  author={Sheree A Klopp and Cynthia J Heiss and Heather S. Smith},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  volume={103 6},
The purpose of this study was to determine whether differences exist in eating attitudes and behaviors of vegetarian and nonvegetarian college women. The Eating Attitudes Test (EAT) and a questionnaire were used to gather information on eating attitudes and behaviors of 143 female college students. Thirty participants were self-reported vegetarians, and 113 participants were nonvegetarians. There was no significant difference between the vegetarians and nonvegetarians in height, weight, age, or… 

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