Association of breakfast skipping with visceral fat and insulin indices in overweight Latino youth.

@article{Alexander2009AssociationOB,
  title={Association of breakfast skipping with visceral fat and insulin indices in overweight Latino youth.},
  author={Katharine E Alexander and Emily E. Ventura and Donna Spruijt-Metz and Marc J. Weigensberg and Michael i. Goran and Jaimie N Davis},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2009},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={1528-33}
}
Few studies have investigated the relationship between breakfast consumption and specific adiposity or insulin dynamics measures in children. The goal of this study is to determine whether breakfast consumption is associated with adiposity, specifically intra-abdominal adipose tissue (IAAT), and insulin dynamics in overweight Latino youth. Participants were a cross-sectional sample of 93 overweight (> or =85th percentile BMI) Latino youth (10-17 years) with a positive family history of type 2… CONTINUE READING
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