A prospective analysis of dietary energy density at age 5 and 7 years and fatness at 9 years among UK children

@article{Johnson2008APA,
  title={A prospective analysis of dietary energy density at age 5 and 7 years and fatness at 9 years among UK children},
  author={Laura Johnson and Adrian P Mander and Louise R. Jones and Pauline M Emmett and Susan A Jebb},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={586-593}
}
Objective:To analyse whether high dietary energy density (DED) is associated with increased fat mass and risk of excess adiposity in free-living children.Design:Longitudinal, observational cohort study.Subjects:Six hundred and eighty-two healthy children from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children.Measurements:Diet was assessed at age 5 and 7 years using 3-day diet diaries, and DED (kJ g−1) was calculated excluding drinks. Fat mass was estimated at age 9 years using Dual-Energy X… CONTINUE READING

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