Sezgisel Yeme Davranışının Demografik Özelliklere Göre İncelenmesi (Investigation of Intuıtive Eating Behavior According to Demographic Characteristics)


  • Ayça Sena ÖNALAN
  • Neslihan SERÇEOĞLU
  • Zuhal OKCU



Demografik özellikler, Nutrition, Healthy lifestyle, Demographic characteristics


Nutrition, which is an indispensable part of life, is a need that starts from birth and continues until death. Emotional states of people have an important place in nutrition, which is also influenced by many factors. Recently, eating behaviors have been emphasized in order to recognize and cope with these changes in food consumption according to mood. In intuitive eating, it is aimed that people learn about their own needs and focus on physical hunger instead of emotional hunger. intuitive eating; It is an approach that focuses on instinctive reactions such as hunger and satiety, which provides a broad framework for raising awareness of how our eating habits can affect our mental, physical and spiritual well-being, breaks chronic diet cycles and directs them to a non-diet lifestyle. This research was conducted to examine the intuitive eating behaviors of the students of the gastronomy and culinary arts department. Non-parametric tests were applied to the questionnaires, the first of which was to measure the demographic characteristics of the students and the second to measure the intuitive eating behavior of the students. As a result, when the intuitive eating behaviors are examined according to their gender; It was observed that men ate for physical reasons while women ate for emotional reasons, first-class students were more conscious compared to their classes, and those who spent more than one hour on a meal were more conscious when looking at the time. As a result, more research should be done on the benefits of intuitive eating for a healthy life and it would be beneficial to increase examples with different scale samples.


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How to Cite

ÖNALAN , A. S. ., SERÇEOĞLU , N. ., & OKCU , Z. . (2023). Sezgisel Yeme Davranışının Demografik Özelliklere Göre İncelenmesi (Investigation of Intuıtive Eating Behavior According to Demographic Characteristics). Journal of Tourism & Gastronomy Studies, 11(1), 241–260.