Relationship between Sugar Intake and Obesity among School-Age Children in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

@article{Lin2016RelationshipBS,
  title={Relationship between Sugar Intake and Obesity among School-Age Children in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.},
  author={Pei-Ying Lin and Fang-Yu Lin and Ting-Chun Chen and Wen-Lee Chen and Jia-Yau Doong and Saiko Shikanai and Nobuko Sarukura and Shigeru Yamamoto},
  journal={Journal of nutritional science and vitaminology},
  year={2016},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={310-316}
}
In recent years, the prevalence and problem of overweight and obesity in Taiwanese children have increased. There are many reports that the excessive intake of sugar increases the risk of lifestyle-related disease. However, sugar intake in Taiwanese children is not known. In this study, we investigated sugar intake from sugar-sweetened beverages, snacks and desserts among school-age children in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. We also tried to determine the relationship between sugar intake and body mass… CONTINUE READING

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