Dietary Intake of Protein in Early Childhood Is Associated with Growth Trajectories between 1 and 9 Years of Age.

@article{Braun2016DietaryIO,
  title={Dietary Intake of Protein in Early Childhood Is Associated with Growth Trajectories between 1 and 9 Years of Age.},
  author={Kim V. E. Braun and Nicole S Erler and Jessica C Kiefte-de Jong and Vincent W V Jaddoe and Edith H. van den Hooven and O. H. Franco and Trudy Voortman},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={146 11},
  pages={2361-2367}
}
BACKGROUND High protein intake in infancy might lead to a higher body mass index (BMI) in childhood. However, whether these associations differ between different sources of protein is unclear. OBJECTIVE We investigated associations between the intake of total protein, protein from different sources, and individual amino acids in early childhood and repeatedly measured height, weight, and BMI up to the age of 9 y. METHODS This study was performed in 3564 children participating in the… CONTINUE READING
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