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Country-specific dietary patterns and associations with socioeconomic status in European children: the IDEFICS study
Background/objectives:Children from lower socioeconomic status (SES) may be at higher risk of unhealthy eating. We described country-specific dietary patterns among children aged 2–9 years from eightExpand
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European children’s sugar intake on weekdays versus weekends: the IDEFICS study
Objectives:To compare the intake of total sugars, foods and drinks rich in added sugar, and energy in children on weekdays (Monday–Thursday), Fridays and weekends.Methods:Dietary intake (g, kJ,Expand
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Developing the IDEFICS community-based intervention program to enhance eating behaviors in 2- to 8-year-old children: findings from focus groups with children and parents.
One purpose of 'identification and prevention of dietary- and lifestyle-induced health effects in children and infants' (IDEFICS) is to implement a standardized community-based multi-componentExpand
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Dietary Patterns of European Children and Their Parents in Association with Family Food Environment: Results from the I.Family Study
The aim of this study was to determine whether an association exists between children’s and parental dietary patterns (DP), and whether the number of shared meals or soft drink availability duringExpand
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Familial Resemblance in Dietary Intakes of Children, Adolescents, and Parents: Does Dietary Quality Play a Role?
Information on familial resemblance is important for the design of effective family-based interventions. We aimed to quantify familial correlations and estimate the proportion of variationExpand
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[Impact of physical activity and exercise on bone health in the life course : a review].
Physical activity and exercise are important determinants for metabolic and cardiovascular health. They also play an important role for bone health in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. ThisExpand
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[Diet and eating habits in relation to the development of obesity in children and adolescents].
Diet is of major interest in research on the etiology of obesity. Research in this field comprises investigation of the role of individual nutrients and foods, nutrient composition, as well asExpand
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Obesogenic Diets in European Children: From Nutrients to Upstream Factors
Introduction: Poor nutrition is a major contributor to the overall burden of disease. Worldwide, nutrition-related diseases have become a major health concern, reportedly causing a loss of over 56Expand
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