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Energy density of the diet and change in body fatness from childhood to adolescence; is there a relation?

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BACKGROUND: The contribution of energy density (ED) of the total diet to increased risk of obesity from childhood into adolescence is unclear. OBJECTIVE: We assessed the relation between the ED of the diet in childhood, calculated in a number of ways, and change in adiposity from childhood to adolescence. DESIGN: In a prospective study, 48 children (30 boys, 18 girls) were initially studied at age 6-8 y (baseline) and followed up at age 13-17 y. Daily ED, energy intake, and food intake were a...

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McCaffrey, TA More by this author
Rennie, KL More by this author
Wallace, JM More by this author
Hannon-Fletcher, MP More by this author
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Journal:
The American journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
87
Issue:
5
Pages:
1230-1237
Publication date:
2008-05-05
EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
URN:
uuid:2e4a417d-0c51-40d9-9325-3464ecc9c5b4
Source identifiers:
429987
Local pid:
pubs:429987

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