The relationship between meal frequency and body mass index in black and white adolescent girls: more is less

@article{Franko2008TheRB,
  title={The relationship between meal frequency and body mass index in black and white adolescent girls: more is less},
  author={Debra L. Franko and Ruth H. Striegel-Moore and D. Thompson and Sandra G. Affenito and George B. Schreiber and Stephen Robert Daniels and Patricia B. Crawford},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={23-29}
}
Objective:To document meal frequency and its relationship to body mass index (BMI) in a longitudinal sample of black and white girls from ages 9–19 years.Design:Ten-year longitudinal observational study.Subjects:At baseline, 1209 Black girls (539 age nine years, 670 age 10 years) and 1,166 White girls (616 age nine years, 550 age 10 years) were enrolled in the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Growth and Health Study (NGHS).Measurements:Three-day food diaries, measured height and weight… CONTINUE READING