The habitual meal and snacking patterns of university students in two countries and their use of vending machines.

@article{Spanos2010TheHM,
  title={The habitual meal and snacking patterns of university students in two countries and their use of vending machines.},
  author={Dimitrios Spanos and Catherine Ruth Hankey},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={102-7}
}
BACKGROUND Dietary patterns and food choices in western and northern European countries can differ from those in countries that surround the Mediterranean basin. However, irregular meal patterns and the consumption of high-energy snacks tend to become common in most countries and their association with the prevalence of obesity has been examined in many studies. The first aim of the present study was to describe the habitual meal and snack intakes, including the use of vending machines, for two… CONTINUE READING