IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 4, April 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Thiruselvakumar D, Sinuvasan K, Sibi Chakravarthy R, Venkatesh E
The teenage is a period of acceptance for much negative health behaviour including choice of food, vegetable and fruit consumption, etc. Several dietary behaviour have been linked with childhood obesity, including increased number of meals eaten outside the home, larger portion sizes of meals at restaurants and fast-food takeaways, and increased consumption of snacks and soft drinks. The ideations formed during the mid-adolescence lead to adoption of either favorable or unfavorable dietary pattern.