Eating Habits of Adolescents as a Risk Factor for Non Communicable Diseases During The Covid-19 Pandemic


  • Yuliaji Siswanto Universitas Ngudi Waluyo
  • Ita Puji Lestari Universitas Ngudi Waluyo
  • Sigit Ambar Widyawati Universitas Ngudi Waluyo


eating habits, Adolescents, Covid-19 Pandemic words


Morbidity and mortality rates of non-communicable diseases are increasing and the leading cause of death in the world, including Indonesia. It is  related  to lifestyle changes due to modernization, urbanization, globalization, and popoulation growth.  Reduced physicaly activity and lockdowns required during Covid-19 Pandemic, are a complex problems that have the potential for the improrer eating behaviour of adolescents and potentially resulting in increased risk of overweight obesity and also their consequences is non communicable diseases. The aim of the study was to describe the risk behaviour of  non communicable diseases of adolescents during the Covid-19 pandemic. The present study was condusted using descriptive metode with a cross-sectional approach. Data collection was carried out using a online questionnaire to 390 teenagers who attended high school in the Semarang Regency. Analyses were conducted using descriptive analysis.The result showed that as many as 45,9% of adolescents had the habit of consuming sweet, 43,8% had the habit of consuming salty, 44,9% had the habit of consuming fatty foods, 30,3% had the habit of not consuming vegetables, 59% had the habit of not consuming fruit and 22,3% had the habit of consuming fast food. The Covid-19 pandemic affected the eating habits of adolescents, they are consuming unhealthy foord taht doesn’t contain enough nurients. This perspective The article provides a detailed description of the effects of The COVID-19 pandemic in teenagers' eating habits.


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Siswanto, Y. ., Lestari, I. P. ., & Widyawati, S. A. . (2022). Eating Habits of Adolescents as a Risk Factor for Non Communicable Diseases During The Covid-19 Pandemic. Proceedings of Conference on Health Universitas Ngudi Waluyo, 1(1), 256–262. Retrieved from