Objective: This study was conducted to determine of nutritional intake and dietary behaviors in overweight/obese and non-obese university students. Methods: The sample of this descriptive comparative study consisted of 220 students randomly selected among the university students who were divided into two groups as overweight / obese and non-obese. Data were collected using a daily nutrition log, anthropometric measurements and questionnaire. Results: Of the 220 students admitted to our study, 110 were overweight/obese and 110 were non-obese. Obesity was correlated with the reason for skipping meals, smoking, amount of physical activity (p Conclusions: These results emphasize the need to provide students health promotion programs should be implemented at universities to and raise young people's awareness about making healthy choices that will affect their future. Keywords: Nutrition, obesity, university students
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