Impact of Low Carbohydrate and High Protein Fad Diets on Prevalence of Obesity in College Students
Abstract or Description
Presentation given at National Youth-At-Risk Conference.
This presentation has three objectives: (1) to increase knowledge and awareness of the prevalence of overweight/obesity among youth today, (2) to share information on attitudes, awareness and behavior patterns of college students who resort to fad diets in order to maintain ideal body weight, and (3) to disseminate research from evidence- based programs that are effective in combating overweight/obesity among youth.
National Youth-At-Risk Conference
Shankar, Padmini, Macaulay Okwuokenye, Laura H. Gunn, Diana Sturges, Suman Ahuja.
"Impact of Low Carbohydrate and High Protein Fad Diets on Prevalence of Obesity in College Students."
Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology Faculty Presentations.