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RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 698-701


Eating habits and food choices at work of women working in the banking sector in Islamabad, Pakistan

Akhlaq Ahmad.

Abstract
Objective:To find the eating habits and food choices at work of women working in banking sectors in Islamabad.
Methodology:This qualitative study included 11 women working in banking sector who were recruited purposefully. In depth interviews were conducted, transcribed and analyzed through thematic analysis.
Results:Most of the women were taking regular breakfast, lunch and dinner.However, some were skipping breakfast, eat less/no meal at work. Most of the respondents were substituting lunch with fruit salads, snacks, juices, tea and cookies. Women complained lower energy, fatigue, sleeplessness and pain. However, most placed them in the fair category.
Conclusion:This study confirmed that competitive work environment of banking sectors is pressing women compromising their eating habits,undermining food choices and leaving them face negative health consequences and psychological issues.

Key words: Eating habits, food choices, working women, banking sector, health consequences.


 
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