Total energy expenditure and energy intake in the pre-school child: a comparison.

@article{Davies1994TotalEE,
  title={Total energy expenditure and energy intake in the pre-school child: a comparison.},
  author={P S Davies and W A Coward and J Gregory and A White and A Mills},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={1994},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={13-20}
}
  • P S Davies, W A Coward, +2 authors A Mills
  • Published 1994 in The British journal of nutrition
In a cohort (n 81) of healthy children aged 1.5-4.5 years, measurements of energy intake and energy expenditure were compared. Energy intake was calculated following a 4 d weighed record completed by the mother or guardian of the child. Total energy expenditure was measured using the doubly-labelled water technique. Mean energy intake and expenditure in the cohort were 4773 kJ/d and 4928 kJ/d respectively. The mean relative bias between the techniques was 154 kJ/d. In the older children (3.5-4… CONTINUE READING

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