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Hassanzadazar H, Shokrekhoda A, Aminzare M. Nutritional Behavior of Female Students of School of Paramedical and Health in Zanjan. J. Hum. Environ. Health Promot. 2017; 2 (4) :245-252
URL: http://zums.ac.ir/jhehp/article-1-118-en.html
1- Department of Food Safety and Hygiene, School of Public Health, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran.
2- Department of Public Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran.
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Background: Proper nutrition is one of the important, essential and vital factors in providing individuals, family and society health and safety. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the nutritional behaviors of girl students in the school of paramedical and health of Zanjan University of medical sciences, Zanjan, Iran.
Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted during the winter and spring of 2016. Throughout all girl students in the school 196 students was selected randomly. A researcher made questionnaire was used for data collection. 
Results: As nutritional behavior only 48% of students had breakfast every day and three main serving was daily schedule in 52% of students. At least 13.8% of them ate fast foods once a week. 17.4% of students ate cheeps, puff and snacks as routine. Just 23.5% of them never drank carbonated drink. Different herbal tea was in daily nutrition of 3.6%. 
Conclusion: Due to the mentioned results and some wrong behavior and nutritional loss in the students, it seems important to designing suitable training programs to improve nutritional behaviors and avoiding from use of fast foods, poor quality food and in general, providing a healthy nutrition behavior for students is essential.

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Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Public Health
Received: 2017/05/24 | Accepted: 2017/07/23 | Published: 2017/09/21

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