Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 6

Relationship between Academic Stress, Nutritional Status and Dietary Behavior Patterns in Secondary School Students

Arlette Viridiana Moreno Silva and Salatiel Ávila Serrato*

Department of Division of Graduate Studies, Universidad Continente Americano, Celaya Campus, Guanajuato, Mexico

*Corresponding Author: Salatiel Ávila Serrato, Department of Division of Graduate Studies, Universidad Continente Americano, Celaya Campus, Guanajuato, Mexico.

Received: March 27, 2023; Published: May 03, 2023


Stress is considered one of the predisposing public health problems today, which does not involve or stipulate any distinction such as: race, age, sex or social stratum; On the contrary, this is a condition that experiences or is imputable in the individual, given mainly in the adolescent.

Therefore, we can define that stress occurs when the person is under some extreme pressure or the interaction of the subject in reference to the environment in which he is involved, this is coadjuvant or disturbing in his emotional balance, in this distinction is centralized in the conditions of the academic environment.

On this situation, we have to establish that adolescents in an age range ranging from 12 to 15 years (age range of the secondary school stage in Mexico), are the population that presents a greater vulnerability in progressive changes in psychological, cognitive and physiological health due to the characteristics of age development.

Therefore, stress in adolescents is one of the main causal factors of the development of eating problems and how they affect the nutritional status that, subsequently, influence unhealthy lifestyles and poor health.

Based on the exposure presented above, high school students end up being the result of the extrinsic stimuli that generate the reactivation of alteration of biological processes. (Physiological, behavioral, cognitive).

Thus, the present study is based on the analysis and determination of the association of academic stress as the main factor responsible for triggering the increase in the consumption of foods with high energy density, as a response to this, favoring the alteration and imbalance of the nutritional status of adolescents in secondary education.

Keywords:Stress; Academic Stress; Eating Behavior; Nutritional Status


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Citation: Arlette Viridiana Moreno Silva and Salatiel Ávila Serrato. “Relationship between Academic Stress, Nutritional Status and Dietary Behavior Patterns in Secondary School Students".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.6 (2023): 04-08.


Copyright: © 2023 Arlette Viridiana Moreno Silva and Salatiel Ávila Serrato. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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