Use of food labels and beliefs about diet-disease relationships among university students.

@article{Smith2000UseOF,
  title={Use of food labels and beliefs about diet-disease relationships among university students.},
  author={Sandra Covington Smith and James G. Taylor and A. McLeod-Bryant Stephen},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={
          175-82
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to measure the reported use of nutrition information on food labels by a population of university students and to determine if label users differed from non-users in terms of gender and specific beliefs related to label information and diet-disease relationships, specifically fat and heart disease and fibre and cancer. DESIGN A single-stage cluster sampling technique was used. Data was obtained using a self-administered, validated questionnaire… CONTINUE READING
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