Alcohol energy intake and habitual physical activity in older adults.

  title={Alcohol energy intake and habitual physical activity in older adults.},
  author={Klaas Roelof Westerterp and Erwin P. Meijer and Annelies Goris and Arnold D. M. Kester},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  volume={91 1},
Alcohol forms a significant component of many diets and it supplements rather than displaces daily energy intake. Surprisingly, alcohol intake does not systematically increase body weight. The present study assessed whether a higher level of habitual physical activity in the daily environment is associated with a higher alcohol intake. Alcohol intake as part of total food intake was measured with a 7 d dietary record while at the same time physical activity was monitored with a tri-axial… CONTINUE READING

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