Eating Habits Essay

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Register to read the introduction… This research will be done by using deductive reasoning. Sometimes this is called the “top-down” approach because the researcher starts at the top with a very broad spectrum, which would narrow that down into more specific hypotheses that can be tested. Stress can cause bad eating habits like impulsive eating, overeating, binge eating, or compensatory behavior. The key variables and concepts involved in this study are stress and poor food choices. One should not use food to cope with stress and other negative emotions, because afterwards he or she will feel even worse. Becoming obese not only causes many physical disadvantages, but also can create psychological insecurities that must be dealt with. I will be using the Student Stress Survey (SSS) that measures the major sources of stress among college students. Also, I will be using a Eating Habit Questionnaire (EHQ) to measure how healthy one’s choices are when they make decisions about food. Some contributing indicators for stress are: anxiety disorders, weight problems, depression, premature aging, heart disease, chronic fatigue, high blood pressure, memory loss/brain fog, migraines, PMS, sleep problems, seasonal affective disorders, joint disorders, and sexual dysfunction. The …show more content…
Eat six or more servings of grains, such as cereals, rice, spaghetti, and other noodles each day? | | | 22. Use Nutrition Facts labels to choose low-fat foods? | | |

Mark the number below that best describes your opinion of the Holy Names University cafeteria program. The numbers mean:
1 - I strongly agree
2 - I agree
3 - I disagree
4 - I strongly disagree 23. It offers food that I like. | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 24. It offers food that is good for my health. | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 25. It offers new foods to try. | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 26. It offers foods that taste good. | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 27. It offers a variety of foods that I will eat. | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 28. It offers the full spectrum of the food pyramid every meal | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 29. The students amongst HNU enjoy eating at the cafeteria | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
Please use the number ratings below to show how much you agree with the following statements:
1 - I strongly agree
2 - I agree
3 - I disagree
4 - I strongly disagree 30. Foods such as ice cream, chips and cookies are okay to eat, but not all the time. | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 31. Snacks such as fruit, pretzels, lowfat yogurt or low-fat cookies can be an important part of a healthy diet. | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

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