Association of breakfast energy density with diet quality and body mass index in American adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, 1999-2004.

@article{Kant2008AssociationOB,
  title={Association of breakfast energy density with diet quality and body mass index in American adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, 1999-2004.},
  author={Ashima K Kant and Mark B Andon and Theodore J. Angelopoulos and James M. Rippe},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={88 5},
  pages={1396-404}
}
BACKGROUND Recent reports suggest that dietary energy density (ED) is associated with diet quality, energy intake, and body weight. Breakfast consumption was also associated with diet quality and body weight; however, little is known about the association of breakfast consumption with dietary ED. OBJECTIVES We examined differences in the ED (in energy content/g of food) of diets between breakfast consumers and nonconsumers, and in breakfast reporters we examined the association of ED of… CONTINUE READING