Year of publication
Questionnaires, Two 24 hours recalls
Age group of participant
Vulnerable (low-income households)
n=551 (adult-child pairs)
Healthy, "usual" and "convenience" cooking practives patterns: How do they influence children's food consumption?
Identify adults' cooking practices patterns and test their associations with children's consumption of UPF.
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 (_ = _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 (_ = 3.6; p = 0.008).
Martins CA, Andrade GC, Brito de Oliveira MF, et. al.