Dietary patterns in adolescence are related to adiposity in young adulthood in black and white females.

@article{Ritchie2007DietaryPI,
  title={Dietary patterns in adolescence are related to adiposity in young adulthood in black and white females.},
  author={L D Ritchie and Phil Spector and Mary J Stevens and Marcia M. Schmidt and George B. Schreiber and Ruth H. Striegel-Moore and May-Choo Wang and Patricia B. Crawford},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={137 2},
  pages={399-406}
}
Few studies have systematically used a total diet approach to classify adolescent dietary patterns. We examined dietary patterns in relation to nutrient intakes and adiposity in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Growth and Health Study cohort of 2371 black and white girls recruited at 9-10 y of age and followed for 10 y. Serial measurements were obtained for indices of anthropometry, dietary intake, physical activity, and sociodemographic variables. Dietary patterns for the 2 racial… CONTINUE READING
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