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Free sugars and total fat Are important characteristics of a dietary pattern associated with adiposity across childhood and adolescence

Abstract:

Background

The importance of dietary sugar versus fat in the development of obesity is currently a topic of debate.

Objective

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.

Methods

Participants were 6722 children from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (born 1991-92). DPs were characterized by % total...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted version

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10.3945/jn.115.224659

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Jebb, SA
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Publisher:
American Society for Nutrition Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
146
Issue:
4
Pages:
778-784
Publication date:
2016-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1541-6100
ISSN:
0022-3166
URN:
uuid:5475d2cb-09b3-493f-a6e4-e64becb8f35b
Source identifiers:
612209
Local pid:
pubs:612209

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