Consumption of dietary salt measured by urinary sodium excretion and its association with body weight status in healthy children and adolescents.

@article{Libuda2012ConsumptionOD,
  title={Consumption of dietary salt measured by urinary sodium excretion and its association with body weight status in healthy children and adolescents.},
  author={Lars Libuda and M. Patricia Kersting and Ute Alexy},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={433-41}
}
OBJECTIVE Highly processed foods such as convenience foods usually have a high salt content and therefore might indirectly act as adipogenic due to an increasing consumption of sugar-containing beverages (SCB). We examined the association between dietary salt and body weight status. DESIGN We used data on urinary Na excretion as an indicator of dietary salt and BMI standard deviation score (BMI-SDS) and percentage body fat (%BF) of children and adolescents participating in the DONALD… CONTINUE READING

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