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Pakistan Journal of Nutrition
  Year: 2014 | Volume: 13 | Issue: 12 | Page No.: 746-751
DOI: 10.3923/pjn.2014.746.751
 
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Impacts of Food Intake Pattern on Education Performance of University Students
Nadeem Arshad, Umair Ahmed, Ghulam Yasin, Yasir Nawaz Manj and Asad Umair

Abstract:
The present study was conducted to find out the food intake patterns on the academic performance of university students. The major objectives of the study were to find out the food intake patterns of students and its impacts on their academic performance. The nature of the study was quantitative in nature and Population was the students of university of Sargodha both male and female. A sample of 240 respondents was taken from 16 departments of 7 faculties through simple random sampling, while 15 students were taken from each department conveniently. Data was collected through self administrative structural questionnaire. The conclusion is most of the students skip their breakfast mostly and consumed less fruits, fish, lettuce and soup. It is found that there is highly association between food intake and education performance the students who consumed less food feel laziness and inactive during study they can’t focus on the study. A majority of the respondents don’t take breakfast often while most of the students missed one time meal often that becomes the cause of brain damage and makes the student cognitive level low. That becomes the cause of obtained low grades in education.
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Nadeem Arshad, Umair Ahmed, Ghulam Yasin, Yasir Nawaz Manj and Asad Umair, 2014. Impacts of Food Intake Pattern on Education Performance of University Students. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 13: 746-751.

DOI: 10.3923/pjn.2014.746.751

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjn.2014.746.751

 
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