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A Review of Snacking Patterns Among Children and Adolescents: What are the Implications of Snacking for Weight Status?

Given the growing contributions of snacks to dietary intake and the need for effective strategies to reduce and prevent obesity, it is important to consider whether snacking behaviors are associated with high body mass index (BMI) in childhood. This review summarizes U.S. research that has examined trends in snacking behaviors and its contributions to dietary More

Date: April 2013

Resource Type: Journal Article

Focus Areas: Diet Quality & Healthy Weight