Development of Normal Eating Behaviour

This micro skills course will describe patterns of eating behaviour in young people and the factors that influence these patterns. A model derived from social and ecological psychology will be used to explain how adolescent eating behaviour can develop from four levels of influence: individual, social, environmental and cultural.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of Paediatrics and Children's Health

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. List the major influences on eating behaviour in adolescence
  3. Describe the drivers of adolescent food choices at each of the four levels of influence
  4. Recognise the barriers to making healthy food choices during adolescence

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.