Adolescents' Food Choice and the Place of Plant-Based FoodsCitation formats

  • Authors:
  • Hannah Ensaff
  • Susan Coan
  • Pinki Sahota
  • Debbie Braybrook
  • Humaira Akter
  • And 1 others
  • External authors:
  • Helen McLeod

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Adolescents' Food Choice and the Place of Plant-Based Foods. / Ensaff, Hannah; Coan, Susan; Sahota, Pinki; Braybrook, Debbie; Akter, Humaira; McLeod, Helen.

In: Nutrients, Vol. 7, No. 6, 06.2015, p. 4619-37.

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Harvard

Ensaff, H, Coan, S, Sahota, P, Braybrook, D, Akter, H & McLeod, H 2015, 'Adolescents' Food Choice and the Place of Plant-Based Foods', Nutrients, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 4619-37. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu7064619

APA

Ensaff, H., Coan, S., Sahota, P., Braybrook, D., Akter, H., & McLeod, H. (2015). Adolescents' Food Choice and the Place of Plant-Based Foods. Nutrients, 7(6), 4619-37. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu7064619

Vancouver

Ensaff H, Coan S, Sahota P, Braybrook D, Akter H, McLeod H. Adolescents' Food Choice and the Place of Plant-Based Foods. Nutrients. 2015 Jun;7(6):4619-37. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu7064619

Author

Ensaff, Hannah ; Coan, Susan ; Sahota, Pinki ; Braybrook, Debbie ; Akter, Humaira ; McLeod, Helen. / Adolescents' Food Choice and the Place of Plant-Based Foods. In: Nutrients. 2015 ; Vol. 7, No. 6. pp. 4619-37.

Bibtex

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abstract = "A diet dominated by plant foods, with limited amounts of refined processed foods and animal products conveys substantial health benefits. This study sought to explore adolescents' attitudes and perceptions towards plant-based foods. Semi-structured focus group interviews were conducted with adolescents (age 14-15 years) (n = 29) attending an inner city school in Yorkshire, UK. Using a grounded theory methodology, data analysis provided four main categories and related concepts revolving around adolescents' perspectives on plant-based foods: food choice parameters; perceived drivers and benefits of plant-based foods; environmental food cues; barriers to plant-based food choice. In the emergent grounded theory, a clear disconnect between plant-based foods and the parameters that adolescents use to make food choices, is highlighted. Further, key barriers to adolescents adopting a plant-based diet are differentiated and considered with respect to practice and policy. The analysis offers a framework to remodel and re-present plant-based foods. In this way, it is proposed that a closer connection is possible, with consequent shifts in adolescents' dietary behaviour towards a more plant-based diet and associated health benefits.",
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RIS

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