Search for dissertations about: "Dietary change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 swedish dissertations containing the words Dietary change.

  1. 1. Toward an understanding of the barriers to and facilitators of dietary change

    Author : Petra Rydén; Linda Hagfors; Ylva Mattsson Sydner; Lars Lindholm; Christina Bergh; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Dietary change; Healthy eating; Barriers; Facilitators; Dietary indexes; Diet cost; Food prices; Social relationships; Qualitative interviews; Mediterranean diet; Celiac disease; Children; Domestic science and nutrition; Hushålls- och kostvetenskap; Kostvetenskap; Food and Nutrition;

    Abstract : Healthy dietary changes would be beneficial for society, as the economic burden of diet-related diseases is massive, and for the individual, who would reduce their risk of ill health. However, it is not easy to change dietary habits. READ MORE

  2. 2. Promoting dietary change. Intervening in school and recognizing health messages in commercials

    Author : Hillevi Prell; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; health promotion; dietary intervention; food choice; attitudes; beliefs; school lunch; home and consumer studies; fish consumption; television food advertising; health discourse;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to examine influences on dietary change among children and adolescents with particular emphasis on individual factors, the school setting and food marketing. The Theory of Planned Behaviour was used to develop a controlled school-based intervention with a focus on fish among 8th grade pupils in the Gothenburg area. READ MORE

  3. 3. Drivers of global land use change : are increasing demands for food and bioenergy offset by technological change and yield increase?

    Author : Kerstin Engstrom; Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Global land use change; food demands; bioenergy demands; technological change; modelling; scenarios; uncertainty;

    Abstract : Globally, the food and energy demands of the growing global population are rising and require increased agricultural production. Additionally, climate change will have adverse effects on agricultural productivity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dietary energy density and energy intake in cancer patients

    Author : Ola Wallengren; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Cancer; cachexia; diagnostic criteria; quality of life; nutritional support; energy intake; energy balance; dietary energy density;

    Abstract : Background & Aims: Cachexia is frequent in advanced cancer and is associated with adverse outcomes; however, definite diagnostic criteria for cachexia are not established. Diet energy density (ED) may affect energy intake (EI) and energy balance. Patient characteristics may also influence such associations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pregnant women and midwives are not in tune with each other about dietary counseling : studies in Swedish antenatal care

    Author : Anna Lena Wennberg; Katarina Hamberg; Åsa Hörnsten; Herbert Sandström; Margareta Larsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pregnancy; food habits; dietary counseling; counseling strategies; woman-centred care; antenatal care; qualitative methods; longitudinal studies; food frequency questionnaire.; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Background During pregnancy, a healthy diet is beneficial for the expecting mother and her fetus. Midwives in antenatal care have an ideal position for promoting a healthy diet and thereby help women to not only lower the risks of pregnancy complications and adverse birth outcomes, but improve maternal health. READ MORE