Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Quantitative

Design

Longitudinal

Classification

NOVA

Country studied

Brazil

Data

Secondary

Data Collected

Two food frequency

Study setting

Hospital, household

Age group of participant

Children/6 and 11

Participant sex

Mixed

Target population

Vulnerable (children)

Sample size

n=3128 (6 years old), n=3454 (11 years old)

Role of ultra-processed food in fat mass index between 6 and 11 years of age: A cohort study

Goal

Evaluate the association between ultra-processed food consumption and body fat from 6 to 11_years of age.

Results

An increase of 100 g in contribution from ultra-processed food to daily food intake at between 6 and 11_years of age was associated with a gain of 0.14_kg/m_ in fat mass index in the same period

Authors

Santos Costa CD, Formoso Assunção M C, Loret de Mola C, Souza Cardoso J, Matijasevich A, Barros AJD, Santos I.

Journal

International Journal of Epidemiology

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