Weight-Related Dietary Behaviors in Young Adults.

  title={Weight-Related Dietary Behaviors in Young Adults.},
  author={Margaret A. Allman-Farinelli and Stephanie Ruth Partridge and Rajshri Roy},
  journal={Current obesity reports},
  volume={5 1},
The origins of the obesogenic environment date back to the early 1980s. This means that young adults i.e., those aged 18 to 35 years, have only ever experienced a food milieu that promotes obesity. Indeed, younger generations are becoming heavier sooner than their parents in developed countries, such as the USA. Young adults demonstrate food consumption patterns and dietary behaviors implicated in an excessive gain of body fat. They are the highest consumers of fast food and sugar-sweetened… CONTINUE READING