Journal of Interdisciplinary Medicine (2019-06-01)

Perception of Healthy Eating among Romanian Adults

  • Cînpeanu Oana-Cristina,
  • Tarcea Monica,
  • Cojan Paul,
  • Iorga Daniel,
  • Olah Peter,
  • Guiné Raquel P.F.

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 4, no. 2
pp. 77 – 86


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Background: Totaling about 60% of all causes of death, chronic illnesses are the main cause of global mortality. Unhealthy behaviors, such as unbalanced eating or insufficient physical activity, can trigger metabolic changes, manifested by hypertension, high blood sugar, hyperlipidemia, obesity. These changes are grouped into the category of metabolic risk factors. Over time, these factors can cause cardiovascular diseases associated with a high mortality rate.