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Marzban A, Masoomi S. Socio-Ecological Factors Related to Eating Behavior and Obesity in Students. JNFS. 2022; 7 (1) :1-3
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Department of Human Ecology, School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
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The prevalence of obesity in adolescents has increased over the past three decades. Recent evidence has shown that in developed countries, about one in five teens is obese (Abdelghaffar et al., 2020). In Iran, the prevalence of overweight and obesity is 23% (Moghimi-Dehkordi et al., 2020). Improper eating behaviors and obesity are major concerns in adolescence that can be associated with the risk of many chronic diseases in adulthood. In fact, the main axis and key to obesity in adolescents is bad eating habits. In fact, due to faster growth and development in adolescence than other periods, nutritional needs and nutrient consumption in this period are important for growth and development and health. Many eating habits, physical, mental, and intellectual development are formed in childhood and adolescence
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Received: 2021/01/21 | Accepted: 2021/02/14 | Published: 2022/01/22 | ePublished: 2022/01/22

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