Takeaway food consumption and its associations with diet quality and abdominal obesity: a cross-sectional study of young adults

@article{Smith2009TakeawayFC,
  title={Takeaway food consumption and its associations with diet quality and abdominal obesity: a cross-sectional study of young adults},
  author={Kylie J Smith and Sarah A McNaughton and Seana L Gall and Leigh C Blizzard and Terence Dwyer and Alison J Venn},
  journal={The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  year={2009},
  volume={6},
  pages={29 - 29}
}
BackgroundFew studies have investigated the associations of takeaway food consumption with overall diet quality and abdominal obesity. Young adults are high consumers of takeaway food so we aimed to examine these associations in a national study of young Australian adults.MethodsA national sample of 1,277 men and 1,585 women aged 26–36 completed a self-administered questionnaire on demographic and lifestyle factors, a 127 item food frequency questionnaire, usual daily frequency of fruit and… CONTINUE READING
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