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Is sugar-sweetened beverage consumption associated with increased fatness in children?

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OBJECTIVE: We assessed whether sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption increases fatness in British children. METHODS: Data from a subsample of the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children were analyzed. Diet was assessed at ages 5 y (n = 521) and 7 y (n = 682) using 3-d diet diaries. Beverages were categorized into SSB, low energy, fruit juice, milk, and water. Fat mass was measured at age 9 y using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry. The association between consumption of SSB at eac...

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10.1016/j.nut.2007.05.005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
Journal:
Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.) More from this journal
Volume:
23
Issue:
7-8
Pages:
557-563
Publication date:
2007-07-01
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EISSN:
1873-1244
ISSN:
0899-9007
Language:
English
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uuid:21de78a4-b299-4b39-8440-b557fa5aae48
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pubs:429874
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429874
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2013-11-16

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