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Compare the different between normal weight group & overweight group regarding the nutrition knowledge, lifestyle & eating habits.

April 3, 2016 | Author: | Posted in health and medicine

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Abstract

Chapter One

1 .0 Introduction

1 .1 Aim and Objectives

1 .2 Hypothesis

Chapter Two

2 .0 Literature Review

Chapter Three

3 .0 Methodology

3 .1 Choice of Research Methodology

3 .2 Considerations in Sample Selection

3 .3 Research Design

3 .4 Instrument

3 .4 .1 Piloting the questionnaire

3 .4 .2 Amendments to the questionnaire

3 .7 Method of Data Analysis (SPSS

Chapter Four

4 .0 Results

4 .1 Response to Questionnaires

4 .2 Information [banner_entry_middle]

Collated from the Questionnaires

4 .2 .1 Age and gender of Participants

4 .2 .2 Height of Participants

4 .2 .3 Weight of Participants

4 .2 .4 BMI

4 .2 .4 .1 T-tests (BMI

4 .2 .5 Education level and Nutrition knowledge different between the normal weight group the overweight /obese group

4 .2 .6 Lifestyle

4 .2 .7 Eating habit from home atmospheres to away home atmospheres

4 .2 .7 .1 Snack consumptions

4 .2 .7 .2 Frequency of eating out

4 .2 .8 Medication to loss weight

Chapter Five

5 .0 Discussion

5 .1 Obesity rate in Hong Kong

5 .2 BMI

5 .3 Nutrition knowledge

5 .4 Snacks

5 .5 Effect of eating out

Chapter Six

6 .0 Conclusion

6 .1 Future Research

Chapter Seven

7 .0 References

Chapter Eight

8 .0 Bibliography

Chapter Nine

9 .0 Appendices

Abstract

The present aims to investigate the eating habits and lifestyles of the normal weight and overweight / obese weight Hong Kong respondents within the age range of 18 to 40 years of age from both genders via a detailed questionnaire . The tool was deployed to 30 normal weight individuals and 30 who are obese . They were then compared on a variety of factors covering nutrition knowledge , lifestyle , and health behaviours . The knowledge items which yielded a significant result in the Chi-square include recommended intake for various sources and reading labels , while the rest of the items showed no significant relationship with being obese . For health behaviours , the normal weight group had higher means for number of glasses consumed daily . The obese group also seemed to sleep at a later time and engaged less frequently in exercise sessions . The obese group also has more frequent intake of meals crisps sweets , chocolate or desert sweetie beverages low calorie drinks instant noodles and deep fried food . However . no such difference was noted between the two groups for frequency of eating snacks . The researcher recommends information dissemination activities whereby Hong Kong residents may be informed of obesity and its risks , so that this knowledge may hopefully be translated into positive health behaviours

Nutrition Knowledge , Lifestyles , and Eating Habits in Hong Kong : A Comparative Study

1 .0 Introduction

The problem of obesity has been found out to be a growing issue globally . The causes are dependent on various reasons including 1 ) diet related causes , 2 ) parental influences (i .e . if parents are obese by birth their children have a higher probability of developing obesity because of the genetic factor from their parents… [banner_entry_footer]

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