Room for Improvement Remains in Food Consumption Patterns of Young Children Aged 2–4 Years

  title={Room for Improvement Remains in Food Consumption Patterns of Young Children Aged 2–4 Years},
  author={Emily B Welker and E. Jacquier and D. Catellier and A. Anater and M. Story},
  journal={The Journal of Nutrition},
  pages={1536S - 1546S}
  • Emily B Welker, E. Jacquier, +2 authors M. Story
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Journal of Nutrition
  • Abstract Background Healthy food consumption patterns in early childhood support optimal growth and development and promote lifelong health. Objective The objective of the Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS) 2016 is to provide updated information on food consumption patterns of children aged 0 to <4 y. This article focuses on several key aspects of the food consumption patterns of 2- and 3-y-olds and how those patterns differ between racial/ethnic groups. Methods The FITS 2016 is a cross… CONTINUE READING
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