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Food Insecurity and Overweight/Obesity Associated with Poor Diet Quality During COVID- 19 Pandemic
(Obesity Week 2020, 2020)
Background: Food insecurity is associated with poor diet quality and an increased risk for obesity. In this study, we tested the following hypotheses: 1) college students who are overweight/obese (BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 ) are ...
Prevalence and social determinants of food insecurity among college students during the COVID-19 pandemic
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has increased unemployment and food insecurity in the United States (US). Prior to the pandemic, college students exhibited higher rates of food insecurity than nonstudent ...
Influence of Covid-19 pandemic restrictions on college students’ dietary quality and experience of the food environment
The COVID-19 pandemic restrictions sent college students online and off campus, potentially reducing access to healthy food. The objective of this cross-sectional, internet-based study was to use qualitative and quantitative ...
College campus food pantry program evaluation: What barriers do students face to access on-campus food pantries?
The purpose of this study was to explore barriers Texas Woman’s University (TWU) students face in accessing on-campus food pantries. This cross-sectional, survey-based study was conducted in Fall 2021. Students’ use of the ...
Low food security present on Texas college campuses despite high nutrition literacy
(Current Developments in Nutrition, 2020-05-29)
Objectives: The relationship between student food security and nutrition literacy on college campuses has not been explored previously. Objectives of this study were to assess the relationship between student food ...