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Dietary protein intake is associated with body mass index and weight up to 5 y of age in a prospective cohort of twins.

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Background

Few large epidemiological studies have investigated the role of post-weaning protein intake in excess weight and adiposity of young children, despite children in the UK consistently consuming protein in excess of their physiological requirements.

Objectives

To investigate whether a higher proportion of protein intake from energy beyond weaning is associated with greater weight gain, higher Body Mass Index (BMI) and risk of overweight or obesity in childr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3945/ajcn.115.118612

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
American Society for Nutrition Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
103
Issue:
2
Pages:
389-397
Publication date:
2015-12-01
Acceptance date:
2015-11-17
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EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
Source identifiers:
586946
Language:
English
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pubs:586946
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2016-03-23

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