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Eating habits in relation to body fatness and gender in adolescents--results from the 'SWEDES' study.

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Source
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007 Apr;61(4):517-25
Publication Type
Article
Date
Apr-2007
Author
Vågstrand K.
Barkeling B.
Forslund H B
Elfhag K.
Linné Y.
Rössner S.
Lindroos A-K
Author Affiliation
M73 Obesity Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden. karin.vagstrand@ki.se
Source
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007 Apr;61(4):517-25
Date
Apr-2007
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adipose Tissue - metabolism
Adolescent
Adolescent Nutrition Physiology
Body Composition - physiology
Choice Behavior
Cross-Sectional Studies
Diet Surveys
Energy Intake - physiology
Female
Food Habits
Humans
Male
Obesity - epidemiology
Questionnaires
Sex Factors
Sweden - epidemiology
Abstract
OBJECTIVE: To investigate if eating habits among adolescents are related to body fatness and gender. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. SETTING: Obesity Unit, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden, 2001-2002. SUBJECTS: Two hundred and seventy-five girls and 199 boys, aged 16-17 years. METHOD: Questionnaires were used for dietary intake and meal frequency, BodPod for measuring body fatness (BF%). In all, 169 girls and 128 boys were classified as adequate reporters (AR) of energy intake, and were used in the dietary analyses. The whole sample was used in the meal frequency analyses. RESULTS: The correlation between reported energy intake and weight in the AR group was 0.23 (P
PubMed ID
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