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Individual variability in preference for energy-dense foods fails to predict child BMI percentile

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Many studies show that higher dietary energy density is associated with greater body weight. Here we explored two propositions: i) that child BMI percentile is associated with individual differences in children's relative preference for energy-dense foods, ii) that child BMI percentile is associated with the same individual differences between their parents. Child-parent dyads were recruited from a local interactive science center in Bristol (UK). Using computerized tasks, participants ranked...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.physbeh.2017.03.047

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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European Research Council
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Seventh Framework Programme: 607310
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Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Grant:
BB/J005622/1
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Physiology and Behavior More from this journal
Volume:
176
Pages:
3-8
Publication date:
2017-04-01
Acceptance date:
2017-03-31
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1873-507X
ISSN:
0031-9384
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pubs:938380
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uuid:66a996a4-99c4-48fe-ab25-4bb7612f0060
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pubs:938380
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938380
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2018-11-06

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