Takeaway food consumption and cardio-metabolic risk factors in young adults

@article{Smith2012TakeawayFC,
  title={Takeaway food consumption and cardio-metabolic risk factors in young adults},
  author={Kylie J Smith and Leigh Blizzard and Sarah A McNaughton and Seana Gall and Terence Dwyer and Alison J Venn},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={66},
  pages={577-584}
}
Background/objectives:Takeaway food consumption is positively associated with adiposity. Little is known about the associations with other cardio-metabolic risk factors. This study aimed to determine whether takeaway food consumption is associated with fasting glucose, insulin, lipids, homeostasis model assessment (HOMA) and blood pressure.Subjects/methods:A national sample of 1896, 26–36 year olds completed a questionnaire on socio-demographics, takeaway food consumption, physical activity and… CONTINUE READING