Sugar-containing beverage intake in toddlers and body composition up to age 6 years: The Generation R Study

  title={Sugar-containing beverage intake in toddlers and body composition up to age 6 years: The Generation R Study},
  author={Elisabeth T. M. Leermakers and Janine F. Felix and Nicole S Erler and A {\'C}erimagi{\'c} and Anne I. Wijtzes and Albert Hofman and Hein Raat and Henri{\"e}tte A. Moll and Fernando Rivadeneira and Vincent W V Jaddoe and O. H. Franco and Jessica C. Kiefte-de Jong},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Background/Objective:Intake of sugar-containing beverages (SCBs) has been associated with higher body mass index (BMI) in childhood. The potential effect of SCB intake during infancy is unclear. We examined the association of SCB intake at 13 months with BMI development until 6 years and body composition at age 6 years.Subjects/Methods:This study included 2371 Dutch children from a population-based prospective cohort study. SCB intake at 13 months was assessed using a Food Frequency… CONTINUE READING
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