Nutrient intake, physical activity, and CVD risk factors in children: Project HeartBeat!

@article{Day2009NutrientIP,
  title={Nutrient intake, physical activity, and CVD risk factors in children: Project HeartBeat!},
  author={Rena Sue Day and Janet E. Fulton and Shifan Dai and Nicole L Mihalopoulos and Danielle T. Barradas},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={37 1 Suppl},
  pages={S25-33}
}
BACKGROUND Associations among dietary intake, physical activity, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors are inconsistent among male and female youth, possibly from lack of adjustment for pubertal status. The purpose of this report is to describe the associations of CVD risk factors among youth, adjusted for sexual maturation. METHODS Data analyzed in 2007 from a sumsample of 556 children aged 8, 11, and 14 years in Project HeartBeat!, 1991-1993, provide cross-sectional patterns of CVD… CONTINUE READING

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