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Effectiveness of using a behavioural intervention to improve dietary fibre intakes in children with constipation.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Functional constipation is common in childhood; diets in affluent industrialised countries may be a significant contributory factor as a result of inadequate fibre content. Only a few intervention studies have been reported where childhood constipation has been treated by increasing dietary fibre. The present study aimed to demonstrate that dietary fibre intakes of children with constipation can be increased using a specifically-designed behaviour modification technique with a sel...

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Sullivan, PB More by this author
Shrestha, B More by this author
Lambert, B More by this author
Journal:
Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association
Volume:
25
Issue:
1
Pages:
33-42
Publication date:
2012-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-277X
ISSN:
0952-3871
URN:
uuid:342ecba0-fe8d-4569-82f0-dcb2dbef7da4
Source identifiers:
307865
Local pid:
pubs:307865

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