Snack food intake does not predict weight change among children and adolescents

  title={Snack food intake does not predict weight change among children and adolescents},
  author={Alison E. Field and Sydney Bryn Austin and Matthew W Gillman and Bernard Rosner and Helaine R. H. Rockett and Graham A. Colditz},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
OBJECTIVE: To assess whether intake of snack foods was associated with weight change among children and adolescents.METHODS: Prospective study of 8203 girls and 6774 boys, 9–14 y of age in 1996, in an ongoing cohort study who completed at least two questionnaires between 1996 and 1999. Intake of snack foods was assessed in 1996–1998 with a validated food frequency questionnaire designed specifically for children and adolescents. The outcome measure was change in age- and gender-specific z-score… CONTINUE READING
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