Children whose diet contained olive oil had a lower likelihood of increasing their body mass index Z-score over 1 year.

@article{HaroMora2011ChildrenWD,
  title={Children whose diet contained olive oil had a lower likelihood of increasing their body mass index Z-score over 1 year.},
  author={Juan-Jes{\'u}s Haro-Mora and Eva Garc{\'i}a-Escobar and Nuria Porras and Dolores Alcazar and Joaqu{\'i}n Gaztambide and Antonio Ruiz-Orpez and Sara Garc{\'i}a-Serrano and Elehazara Rubio-Mart{\'i}n and Eduardo Garc{\'i}a-Fuentes and Juan Pedro L{\'o}pez-Siguero and Federico C Soriguer and Gemma Rojo-Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2011},
  volume={165 3},
  pages={435-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Changes in eating habits may be influential in the ever-increasing rate of childhood obesity. Our aim was to determine whether those children who consume olive oil have a lower risk of weight gain compared with children who consume other oils. DESIGN AND METHODS The study included 18 girls and 74 boys, all aged 13-166 months. A survey was completed for each subject about eating habits and physical activity. A sample of subcutaneous adipose tissue was also obtained for cellular study… CONTINUE READING
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