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