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Energy Intake, Diet Composition among Low Social Class Overweight and Obese Egyptian Adolescents

  title={Energy Intake, Diet Composition among Low Social Class Overweight and Obese Egyptian Adolescents},
  author={M. Youssef and M. Mohsen and N. El-Soud and Yuser A. Kazem},
  • M. Youssef, M. Mohsen, +1 author Yuser A. Kazem
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Obesity has become a leading global public health problem. Better understanding of dietary habits and activity patterns is needed to reduce obesity prevalence. This study aims to compare dietary intakes and physical activity in normal weight, overweight and obese Egyptian adolescent females of low social class. It entails a case- control cross-sectional study that included 129 girls (39 obese, 30 over weights, and 60 normal weights). Their food and energy intake was analyzed. Exercise activity… CONTINUE READING
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