The association between portion size, nutrient intake and gestational weight gain: a secondary analysis in the WATCH study 2006/7.

@article{Blumfield2016TheAB,
  title={The association between portion size, nutrient intake and gestational weight gain: a secondary analysis in the WATCH study 2006/7.},
  author={Michelle L Blumfield and M P H Schreurs and Megan E Rollo and Lesley K. MacDonald-Wicks and Anna Kokavec and Clare E Collins},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={271-80}
}
BACKGROUND Excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) is associated with adverse maternal-child health outcomes. Managing energy intake and GWG versus optimising nutrient intake can be challenging. The present study aimed to examine the relationships between dietary portion size, GWG and nutrient intakes during pregnancy. It is hypothesised that, after adjustment for potential confounders, portion size would be positively associated with both GWG and nutrient intakes during pregnancy. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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