Nutrient intake of European adolescents: results of the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) Study.

@article{Diethelm2014NutrientIO,
  title={Nutrient intake of European adolescents: results of the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) Study.},
  author={Katharina Diethelm and Inge Huybrechts and Luis Aznar Moreno and Stefaan De Henauw and Yannis Manios and Laurent B{\'e}ghin and Marcela Gonz{\'a}lez-Gross and Cinzia Le Donne and Magdalena Cuenca-Garc{\'i}a and Manuel J. Castillo and Kurt Widhalm and Emma Patterson and M. Patricia Kersting},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={486-97}
}
OBJECTIVE An adequate nutritional intake in childhood and adolescence is crucial for growth and the prevention of youth and adult obesity and nutrition-related morbidities. Improving nutrient intake in children and adolescents is of public health importance. The purpose of the present study was to describe and evaluate the nutrient intake in a European sample using the D-A-CH nutrient intake recommendations and the Nutritional Quality Index (NQI). DESIGN The HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in… CONTINUE READING
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