Location of breakfast consumption predicts body mass index change in young Hong Kong children

@article{Tin2012LocationOB,
  title={Location of breakfast consumption predicts body mass index change in young Hong Kong children},
  author={Sze Pui Pamela Tin and Sai Yin Ho and Kwok Ben Mak and Ka Leung Wan and Tai Hing Lam},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2012},
  volume={36},
  pages={925-930}
}
Objective:An association between weight gain and breakfast skipping has been reported, but breakfast location was rarely considered. We investigated the prospective associations between breakfast location, breakfast skipping and body mass index (BMI) change in a large cohort of Chinese children.Design:Our baseline cohort consisted of 113 457 primary 4 (US grade 4) participants of the Hong Kong Department of Health Student Health Service in 1998–2000. Of these, 68 606 (60.5%) had complete… CONTINUE READING
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