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Increased energy intake entirely accounts for increase in body weight in women but not in men in the UK between 1986 and 2000

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There is debate over the causal factors for the rise in body weight in the UK. The present study investigates whether increases between 1986 and 2000 for men and women were a result of increases in mean total energy intake, decreases in mean physical activity levels or both. Estimates of mean total energy intake in 1986 and 2000 were derived from food availability data adjusted for wastage. Estimates of mean body weight for adults aged 19-64 years were derived from nationally representative d...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0007114510005076

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Institution:
John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Institution:
Deakin University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Department:
Faculty of Health,Medicine,Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
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Institution:
Deakin University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Department:
Faculty of Health,Medicine,Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
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Peter Scarborough
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Charlie Foster
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Mike Rayner
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Funding agency for:
Steven Allender
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
105
Issue:
9
Pages:
1399-1404
Publication date:
2011
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-2662
ISSN:
0007-1145
URN:
uuid:9352999a-67f1-4bc5-ad57-66fe67012a36
Local pid:
ora:5451
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English
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