FAMILY ENVIRONMENT AS A PREDICTOR OF SELECTED FOOD HABITS AMONG ADOLESCENTS FROM WARSAW
 
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Pol. J. Food Nutr. Sci. 2004;54(3):307–312
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The aim of the study was to assess the role of family environment in shaping food habits among adolescents. The questionnaire research was conducted in autumn 2002 among 2179 teenagers aged 13 to 15 living in Warsaw. The correct nutritional habits within family, hospitality, and openness to nutritional information contributed to the occurrence of more correct food habits among adolescents. Bringing pressure to bear on children increased the frequency of consumption of food important for their health, and also increased the number of meals eaten a day.
ISSN:1230-0322