Data

Year of publication

2021

Type

Quantitative

Design

Cross-sectional

Classification

NOVA

Country studied

Brazil

Data

Secondary

Data Collected

Questionnaires, Two 24 hours recalls

Study setting

Household

Age group of participant

Adults/22-82, children/6-9

Participant sex

Mixed

Target population

Vulnerable (low-income households)

Sample size

n=551 (adult-child pairs)

"Healthy", "usual" and "convenience" cooking practives patterns: How do they influence children's food consumption? Appetite

Goal

Identify adults' cooking practices patterns and test their associations with children's consumption of UPF.

Results

Only the Healthy pattern (confidence to cook several meals using fresh foods and natural seasonings; healthier cooking techniques) was inversely associated with ultra-processed food consumption (β = −4.1; p = 0.002), whereas the Convenience pattern (less frequency and time to cook, using microwave and ready-to-heat meals) was positively associated with (β = 3.6; p = 0.008).

Authors

Martins CA, Andrade GC, Brito de Oliveira MF, et. al.

Journal

DOI