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Dietary patterns of obese high school girls: snack consumption and energy intake
- Yoon, Jin-Sook (Department of Food and Nutrition, Keimyung University) ;
- Lee, Nan-Jo (Department of Food and Nutrition, Keimyung University)
- Received : 2010.05.03
- Accepted : 2010.06.18
- Published : 2010.10.31
In order to develop an obesity management program for teenagers, we compared obese and non-obese girls attending high schools in terms of their dietary practices related to snack consumption. Dietary records were collected for 7 days. No significant differences were found for the average daily energy intake between obese and non-obese girls. However, the highest energy intake was greater for obese girls while not much difference was found for the lowest amount of energy intake. Obese girls had significantly lower intakes in calcium (P < 0.01), vitamin A (P < 0.001) and folate (P < 0.01). Mean energy intake from snack (
Obesity;snack consumption;daily variation;energy intake;adolescents
Supported by : Korea Research Foundation
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