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Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Factors affecting snack consumption across various stages of lifecycle

Radhika Sharma and Yamee Shah
Snacking, or eating between the three main meals, is a routine trend among people of all ages. The type and frequency of snacking affects health over the course of a person's life. The main objective is the primary goal of this study article would have been evaluated the dietary patterns and health effects of eating among various age groups. Unhealthy snacks that are low in nutrition, heavy in energy, sugar, and salt had been shown to have an adverse effect on people's health, including including heart rate, overweight, insulin and tooth loss. Important factors like study stress, lack of time, employment status, skipping regular meals etc. affected snacking quality among various age groups. Consumption of food that are high in calories with poor low nutritive value was seen among children and adolescents. Consumption of food from restaurants is one. Nutritional component that has grown in popularity during the past few decades. Young adults (20–39) report consuming snacks on a daily basis at a rate of 45% in the United States, which is the highest of any age group. it could be challenging to buy food, carry heavy goods, make a variety of food choices, and prepare meals. For many old age, getting to the shop may be challenging now that the neighbourhood food store is vanished. As a result, many older people find it useful to keep a backup supply of nutrition on hand for ill days or adverse weather.
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How to cite this article:
Radhika Sharma, Yamee Shah. Factors affecting snack consumption across various stages of lifecycle. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(1):2214-2220.

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