Assessing Dietary Intake in Children and Adolescents: Considerations and Recommendations for Obesity Research

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Informa Healthcare
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Citation:
International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 2011, 6 (1), pp. 2 - 11
Issue Date:
2011-01
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Dietary intake and food habits are important contributors to the obesity epidemic. They are highly modifiable components of energy balance and are usually targeted in both obesity prevention and treatment programs. However, measurement of total diet creates challenges and can convey a large burden in terms of cost, technical expertise, impact on respondents and time.
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