Relationship between the Consciousness and Behavior in Dietary Life of University Students

Ikue Hamaguchi, Tomoko Adachi, Sachiko Ohkita, Tamiko Fukumoto, Akiko Maeda, Hayato Uchida, Noritoshi Kitamoto, Toyoko Okuda
2010 Journal of Home Economics of Japan  
A disorder of dietary condition in recent years is concerned with the dietary habit of engorgement. We thus believe that dietary education is necessary for university students. This study examines the consciousness and behavior in the dietary condition, sense of taste, and daily life of university students. The influence of a student's family on this dietary behavior and consciousness is also assessed. An analysis was conducted of the results of a questionnaire survey taken from 229 university
more » ... tudents. Structural equation modeling was applied to study the consciousness which influences the dietary behavior, living activities and influence of the family. This analysis shows the influence of the family on the consciousness of dietary condition, sense of taste, and daily activities related to a healthy life style. The results suggest the importance of university students having experience of cooking, promoting consciousness of their dietary behavior, and that the family recognizes its influence.
doi:10.11428/jhej.61.13 fatcat:ruzimtncbrejhnbvwhyfiv37ey