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|Title:||Adherence to Mediterranean Diet among adults in Lebanon||Authors:||Karam, Joanne
|Affiliations:||Faculty of Health Sciences
Department of Nutritional Sciences
|Issue Date:||2021||Publisher:||MDPI||Part of:||International Electronic Conference on Foods - "Future Foods and Food Technologies for a Sustainable World" session Food Nutrition and Human Health (2nd- 15-30 October 2021, Online)||Abstract:||
The prevalence of obesity, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases in Lebanon has attained alarming rates. Studies have shown a positive effect of adherence to Mediterranean diet MedDiet on the prognosis of chronic diseases and obesity. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to assess the adherence to MedDiet among 1030 Lebanese adults. Mean adherence to the MedDiet among adults in Lebanon was not sufficiently adequate and was lower than a healthy score (60.8%, mean adherence 8/14 <9). National awareness about MedDiet should be spread among adult population to increase the adherence which can be reflected positively on their health.
|URI:||https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/5174||DOI:||https://doi.org/10.3390/Foods2021-11099||Open URL:||Link to full text||Type:||Conference Paper|
|Appears in Collections:||Department of Public Health|
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