A Cross Sectional Analysis Of Dietary Practices And Nutrition Status Of Female Undergratuate Students At Kenyatta University, Kenya [post]

2019 unpublished
The rapid changes in eating habits and lifestyles in Kenya have resulted to the overweight/obesity transition. Students are likely to make poor food choices which may affect their nutrition status during the beginning of college and this may continue throughout their life. This study aimed to establish the dietary practices, assess nutrition status based on body mass index and the relationship between selected dietary practices and nutrition status of female undergraduate students at Kenyatta
more » ... dents at Kenyatta University, Kenya.Method s: The study adopted a cross-sectional analytical design involving sample of 422 female undergraduate students randomly selected from Kenyatta University. Food Frequency Questionnaire and the Minimum Dietary Diversity -Women were used to assess dietary
doi:10.21203/rs.2.12334/v2 fatcat:7m5xj45ygfctvmsaohman7bvmq