Journal of Food and Nutritional DisordersISSN: 2324-9323

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Research Article, J Food Nutr Disor Vol: 4 Issue: 5

Relationship between Diet Habits and Adiposity Measures among Medical and Para- Medical Students

Eman M Alissa*, Azhar L Fatani, Amjaad M Almotairi, Bashaer M Jahlan, Sarah K Alharbi, Lina S Felemban, Abdul Elah I Kinkar and Mohammed L Fatani
Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Corresponding author : Eman M Alissa
Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, PO Box 12713, Jeddah 21483, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Tel: (966) 2 6400000 Fax: (966) 2 6643499
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: July 15, 2015 Accepted: September 26, 2015 Published: September 30, 2015
Citation: Alissa EM, Fatani AL, Almotairi AM, Jahlan BM, Alharbi SK, et al. (2015) Relationship between Diet Habits and Adiposity Measures among Medical and Para-Medical Students. J Food Nutr Disor 4:5. doi:10.4172/2324-9323.1000182

Abstract

Relationship between Diet Habits and Adiposity Measures among Medical and Para- Medical Students

Behaviour patterns acquired at college generally persist in adult life. Global rise in obesity epidemic are attributed to socioeconomic and cultural factors. The relationship between dietary factors and obesity development is complex and poorly investigated. Data on dietary habits among Saudis are limited. Thus we aimed to assess the relationship between dietary habits and adiposity measures in college students.

Keywords: Diet Habits; Medical; Para-Medical; Obesity

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