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Breakfast size is related to body mass index for men, but not women

Kent, Lillian; Worsley, Anthony

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The objective of this study was to examine the effect of self-reported breakfast size, daily eating, and other health habits on body mass index (BMI). We hypothesized that a consumption of a substantial breakfast compared with skipping or small breakfasts would be associated with lower BMI. Three independent, cross-sectional, screening surveys were conducted by Sydney Adventist Hospital in 1976, 1986, and 2005 in the surrounding community. The archived survey forms of 384 men and 338 women in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/34825
Source: Nutrition Research: an international publication for nutrition to advance food and life science research
DOI: 10.1016/j.nutres.2010.03.006

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