PROPOSAL TO REDUCE UNHEALTHY EATING HABIT AMONG STUDENTS AT MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND

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Purpose of the study The purpose of this study is to reduce the unhealthy eating habits among MUN students through investigating the reasons that lead to unhealthy eating habits and showing the harms that are caused by unhealthy diets to make students aware of their food and health choices. Suggestions will be made for students to manage the menu and evaluate balanced nutrition. Historical Background Students at Memorial University are facing great pressure from school and work. A healthy eating habit can help students to balance nutrition, keep healthy, and maintain energy. However, many students, especially international students, choose to have fast food or snack food as their lunch and dinner at the university centre.…show more content…
The first part of the survey is self-detection to determine if the interviewee is eating unhealthy or is going to select convenient food in the future. Multiple choice will be provided to detect the nutritional degree of the interviewee’s daily diet. The second part mainly focuses on asking the interviewees’ about consumption of junk food and some point of views about unhealthy diets; this part will provide significant proof to help make exclusive treatment plans based on personal conditions. The university center and library will be used to conduct the survey. The questionnaires will be handed out to the students who are seated in food area to ensure they could finish all questions on the sheet comfortably. Secondary resources will be processed through the Internet, medical journals, and magazines. Statement of Ethical Issues The participants in the research are students of Memorial University. Every student is welcomed to take part in the activity. The questionnaires’ results will be protected and only used for data collection. Word count: 501 Reference Sameer Deshpande. (2009). Factors Influencing Healthy Eating Habits Among College Students: An Application of the Health Belief Model. Health Marketing Quarterly, Volume

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