Free sugars and total fat Are important characteristics of a dietary pattern associated with adiposity across childhood and adolescence
The importance of dietary sugar versus fat in the development of obesity is currently a topic of debate.
We aimed to identify dietary patterns (DPs) characterized by high sugar and/or high fat content and their longitudinal associations with adiposity during childhood and adolescence.
Participants were 6722 children from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (born 1991-92). DPs were characterized by % total...Expand abstract
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