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Socioeconomic position and picky eating behavior predict disparate weight trajectories in infancy

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posted by Research Admin on 2018-10-04 21:34:18.022

Authors

Amy T. Galloway
Paul Watson
Suzanne G. Pitama
Claire V. Farrow

Year of Publication

2018

Source

Front. Endocrinol, (9) 528.

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status

Completed

Abstract

The authors examined whether socioeconomic position (SEP), picky eating behavior, and parental feeding practices influence weight change over time. Findings from the study "indicate that the combination of eating behavior and SEP are associated with differential infant growth patterns. These results suggest that eating behavior and SEP should be included in the development of interventions designed to achieve healthy weight during childhood."

How to Access

Available to read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2018.00528