Nutrition and dry food consumption habits & Brand Health Survey has been realized with 1024 women with age between 20-65 who are responsible partly or wholly for shopping decision and cooking Classification of Statistical Regional Units of Turkey determined by TUIK and state planning organization of Turkey has been realized in the provinces levelş 1 (Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Adana, Bursa, Erzurum, Gaziantep, Kayseri, van, Samsun, Edirne, Trabzon)
1-ORDERING TO HOME AND EATING OUT IS VERY COMMON
When the general eating habits of the interviewees was asked, it was seen that eating outside or ordering is very popular.
87% of household members are eating outside, 85% are ordering food from outside. When considering the frequency of ordering from the outside, average of ordering to home per month is 4 times and this rate is high especially in young people, single women, working women and families without children.
2-CHILDREN'S EATING HABITS CHANGE DEPENDING ON AGE
When feeding style of the children in the school is asked to the mother:
Children under the age of 12 ; the preparation of eating at home (%45)
Children over the age of 12 Eating from the canteen is common (56 per cent).
3-WOMEN FOR A HOME-COOKED MEAL MORE HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS
Home made food is healthier, economical (96%) and more delicious (94%) for almost all of the women (98 percent).
ONE OUT OF 4 WOMEN CONSIDER THEMSELEVS AS OVERWEIGHTED
When we asked interviewers how they would describe obesity, 59% stated that obesity is a disease, 45% considered it as a health problem, 41% of them stated that it is a problem of weight. In the first rank among the the factors leading obesity is being inactive/ not doing sport (65%) is specified, but it is observed that other factors are related to eating habits.
1 in every 4 Turkish woman define themselves as overweighted (26 %). 1 in every 3 women state that they are trying to lose weight (37 %). Women say that they make most the followings for losing weight.