Perception of fish consumption and quality of life
International Conference on Food Safety and Regulatory Measures
August 17-19, 2015 Birmingham, UK

Erika da Silva Maciel

Lutheran University Center of Palmas, Brazil

Posters-Accepted Abstracts: J Food Process Technol


A healthier lifestyle with the promotion of physical activity and healthy diets has supported studies on the possible relationship of daily choices for food consumption and practices of physical activities, this research aimed to evaluate the relationship between the frequency of fish consumption, the level of physical activity and domains of quality of life in the voluntaries from the Brazil and Portugal. Fish is an important source of animal protein for populations and its nutritional characteristics are favorable for the development of a healthy eating habit. The results suggest the fish consumption appears to be associated to more active and better perception of quality of life, regardless of geographical location is so important actions encouraging the consumption of healthier foods like a fish and regular physical activities in worldwide.

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