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End of Semester and Anxiety) can be considered health risks to the university students because they are nutritionally inadequate, 42 monotonous and low in terms of sources of fiber and nutrients necessary to maintain health. The results of the dietary patterns identified among the students of this present study follows the trend of dietary Pereira-Santos M. y cols. patterns of university students in general, in which mainly the consumption of processed and industrialized foods, and high in content of simple carbohydrates, saturated fats, and the reduced consumption of dairy products, sources of fiber and micronutrients were observed (6,13-16). In addition, one must consider that the pattern of dietary consumption of students TABLE 2 Distribution of the factorial loadings for the four components (Dietary Patterns) identified in the diets of students of Nutrition. Bahia, Brasil, 2011. FIGURE 1 Graph (%) on the dietary behavior of students of Nutrition after entry into University, Bahia, Brazil, 2011. Foods/ Food groups Dietary patterns Traditional Exam days End of Semester Anxiety Roots and tubors 0,740 - - - Legumes 0,602 - - Dairy products 0,722 - - - Meats and eggs 0,499 - - - Fruits 0,833 - - - Vegetables 0,749 Snacks - - 0,607 - Sweets and sugars - - 0,862 - Fats - - - 0,494 Coffee and tea - - - 0,695 Breads and cereals - 0,639 - - Artificial beverages - 0,766 - - Sausages - 0,715 - - Eigenvalues 2,8 1,8 1,7 1,4 % explanation of the variance 21,5% 13,8% 13,3% 11,0% % accumulated variance 21,5% 35,3% 48,7% 59,8% Cronbach’s Alpha 0,72 0,71 0,73 0,73


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