SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.18 número71Déficit de vitamina D: situación en un centro urbano de la costa mediterráneaHallazgos clínicos inusuales en un brote de escarlatina índice de autoresíndice de assuntospesquisa de artigos
Home Pagelista alfabética de periódicos  

Serviços Personalizados




Links relacionados

  • Em processo de indexaçãoCitado por Google
  • Não possue artigos similaresSimilares em SciELO
  • Em processo de indexaçãoSimilares em Google


Pediatría Atención Primaria

versão impressa ISSN 1139-7632


ALFARO GONZALEZ, María et al. Food and exercise habits in teenagers. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria [online]. 2016, vol.18, n.71, pp.221-229. ISSN 1139-7632.


to study the characteristics of diet and exercise in adolescents enrolled in school in the province of Valladolid.


a broad survey was conducted anonymously and auto filled by 2412 students from 13 to 18 years old, extracting data related to food and exercise from March to May 2012.


the 79.2% of adolescents had breakfast daily in contrast to the 4% that never breakfasted. The 45.2% referred to consume fruit daily, taking cooked or raw vegetables at least twice a week, the 31.9% and the 62.6% respectively, and the 92.4% ate legume at least once a week. The 10.7% did not ever consume fish. Regarding to unhealthy foods, the 10.5% drank soft or fizzy drinks daily, the 7.2% ate snacks and sweets and the 4.5% ate chips. The 62.4% of these teenagers felt that their weight was adequate but the 30.2% had ever gone on a diet in some occasion. Inducing vomiting, taking laxa tives or diuretics to lose weight was ever used by the 7.7% of them and the 1.6% used these methods once a day or frequently. Regarding to exercise, the 95.8% exercised daily and the 69.6% at school.


we found problems in the habits of feeding and exercise for teens. It is important to carry out promotional campaigns for healthy habits.

Palavras-chave : disorders; Diet-therapy; Physical exercise; Teenagers..

        · resumo em Espanhol     · texto em Espanhol | Inglês     · Inglês ( pdf ) | Espanhol ( pdf )