Examining the Prevalence of Food-Label Use by University Students

Results from a random sample of 441 university students suggest that 31.3 percent of the participants read food labels frequently, while 28.6 percent read labels sometimes. The three nutrients read most frequently are calories, total fat, and sugars. Overall, juniors and seniors read labels more fequently than do freshmen and sophmores.


Issue Date:
2011-03
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/139326
Published in:
Journal of Food Distribution Research, Volume 42, Number 1
Page range:
84-89
Total Pages:
6




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