Benefits and Challenges of Healthy Dieting among Nursing Students

Rian Mahmood Ibrahim (1) , Mahmoud Mohammed Ahmed (2) , Nasir Muwfaq Younis (3)
(1) College of Nursing / University of Mosul/ IRAQ , Indonesia
(2) College of Nursing / University of Mosul/ IRAQ , Indonesia
(3) College of Nursing / University of Mosul/ IRAQ , Indonesia

Abstract

Background: Hypertension  of Employees. Healthy eating is a powerful tool to prevent the development of chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and cancer.The objective of the study to assess the perceived barriers and benefits of healthy dieting among nursing students in university of Mosul.


Methodos: A descriptive study design was used to adopted current study. The study extended from (15-12-2022) to (15-4-2023). The probability sampling method simple random was used to select (288) male and female. The data were collected by developed questionnaire based on the previous study the collected data was arranged analyzed and presented in descriptive statistics by using SPSS version 26.


Results: The study found that there are significant barriers towards healthy dieting among students with a mean (3.1462) and a standard deviation (0.611). The perceived benefits were (4.110) with a standard deviation of (0.569) towards healthy dieting.


Conclusion: The researchers concluded that there are significant personal, social, and organizational barriers to adherence to a healthy diet to maintain a healthy state.

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Authors

Rian Mahmood Ibrahim
Mahmoud Mohammed Ahmed
Nasir Muwfaq Younis
Ibrahim, R. M., Ahmed, M. M., & Younis, N. M. (2024). Benefits and Challenges of Healthy Dieting among Nursing Students. Journal of Current Medical Research and Opinion, 7(05), 2521–2528. https://doi.org/10.52845/CMRO/2024/7-5-18

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