Am J Health Behav 2021 03;45(2):371-383
Dangui Chen, Postgraduate Candidate, School of Economics and Management, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China.
Determination of trends in diet-related behaviors and their interactions with cardio-metabolic diseases is an important research endeavor. We analyzed food categories, weight, eating frequency, eating location, cooking methods, time of food intake, dietary knowledge, food preference, nutritional structure over time, and their interaction with cardiometabolic risks, using t tests and χ² tests, based on the China Health and Nutrition Survey packages from 1997 to 2011. Consumption of fruits, dairy products, snacks, fast food, and beverages has increased significantly, as a concomitant and marked decrease in rice consumption has occurred. Read More