Longitudinal calcium intake is negatively related to children's body fat indexes.

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OBJECTIVE To determine if dietary calcium was negatively related to children's body fat (BF), if BF indexes and calcium intakes changed over time, and to identify variables related to BF and calcium intake. DESIGN Percent BF and kg BF were assessed by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) in 8-year-old children. In a prospective design, height, weight… (More)

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@article{Skinner2003LongitudinalCI, title={Longitudinal calcium intake is negatively related to children's body fat indexes.}, author={Jean Dingman Skinner and Wendy Bounds and Betty Ruth Carruth and Paula Ziegler}, journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association}, year={2003}, volume={103 12}, pages={1626-31} }