Finding the right balance: An evaluation of the adequacy of energy and protein intake in childhood cancer patients.

@article{Brinksma2015FindingTR,
  title={Finding the right balance: An evaluation of the adequacy of energy and protein intake in childhood cancer patients.},
  author={Aeltsje Brinksma and prof.dr. Petrie F. Roodbol and Esther Sulkers and Eveline S.J.M. de Bont and J. G. M. Burgerhof and Rienk Yde Johan Tamminga and Harri{\"e}t Jager-Wittenaar and Wim J. E. Tissing},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  year={2015},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={
          284-90
        }
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Despite a widespread belief that adequate dietary intake is needed to maintain weight during childhood cancer treatment, conclusive data about adequacy of intake are lacking. Therefore, we aimed to assess the adequacy of energy and protein intake in a heterogeneous childhood cancer population against 3 different norms. METHODS We conducted a prospective cohort study of 115 children diagnosed with cancer and assessed dietary intake after diagnosis and at 3, 6, and 12 months… CONTINUE READING
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