Body image, weight, and food choices of Latina women and their young children.

@article{Contento2003BodyIW,
  title={Body image, weight, and food choices of Latina women and their young children.},
  author={Isobel R. Contento and Charles E Basch and Patricia A. Zybert},
  journal={Journal of nutrition education and behavior},
  year={2003},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={236-48}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate body image perceptions of women about themselves and their young children and their relationship to their food choices and those of their children. DESIGN Descriptive and correlational study. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING 187 low-income, Latina women and their children, ages 5 to 7 years and 52% female, in New York City. VARIABLES MEASURED Body image, food frequency, body mass index (BMI) of mothers and children, and food choice criteria of mothers for their children… CONTINUE READING
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