Direction of associations between added sugar intake in early childhood and body mass index at age 7 years may depend on intake levels.

@article{Herbst2011DirectionOA,
  title={Direction of associations between added sugar intake in early childhood and body mass index at age 7 years may depend on intake levels.},
  author={Antje Herbst and Katharina Diethelm and Guo Ziang Cheng and Ute Alexy and A Icks and Anette E. Buyken},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={141 7},
  pages={1348-54}
}
Dietary factors, especially during early childhood, have been discussed as potentially critical for the development of childhood overweight. This study evaluated associations between added sugar intake during early childhood and BMI and body fat at age 7 y. Analysis was based on data from 216 participants of the Dortmund Nutritional and Anthropometric Longitudinally Designed (DONALD) Study. Life-course plots were constructed to evaluate the association between added sugar intake at different… CONTINUE READING
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