Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Quantitative

Design

Cross-sectional

Classification

Other (adaption of NOVA)

Country studied

Brazil

Data

Primary

Data Collected

Three 24 hours recalls

Study setting

School

Age group of participant

Children/7-10

Participant sex

Mixed

Target population

Vulnerable (children)

Sample size

n=164 (participants)

Can the Consumption of Ultra-Processed Food Be Associated with Anthropometric Indicators of Obesity and Blood Pressure in Children 7 to 10 Years Old?/Foods

Goal

Investigate the association between consumption of food according to the degree of processing and anthropometric indicators of obesity and blood pressure in children.

Results

The avereage energy consumption was 1762.76 kcal.day - 45.42% was unprocessed or minimally process, 10.88% was culinary ingredients, and 43.7% was ultra-processed food. Consumption of unprocessed or minimally procesed foods was inversely related to diastolic blood proessure. No relationship was found between caloric contricution of food groups and BMI, WC, WHtR, and systolic blood pressure.

Authors

Oliveira T, Ribeiro I, Jurema-Santos G, Nobre I, Santos R, Rodrigues C, Oliveira K, Henrique R, Ferreira-e-Silva W, Araújo A.

Journal

DOI