Dietary Patterns

Year Published: 2019

Journal

Nutrients

Authors

Giontella A, Bonafini S, Tagetti A, Bresadola I, Minuz P, Gaudino R, Cavarzere P, Ramaroli DA, Marcon D, Branz L, Nicolussi Principe L, Antoniazzi F, Maffeis C, Fava C

Methods

This school-based study was designed to identify the possible relationship between diet and physical activity, as well as other health parameters in 309 children.

Key Findings

Nut, fruit, and vegetable intake were associated with lower glucose levels in children. Lifestyle modifications should begin at an early age to prevent the onset of cardiovascular risk factors in children.