The aim of this study is to test the efficacy of a method designed to follow nutritional and lifestyle conditions in children and their parents. A survey was carried out on 557 elementary students (aged 6-11) of Calderara di Reno (Italy). We analysed children body composition, dietary habits and lifestyle together with parent’s anthropometric parameters and lifestyle habits. Subdivision of subjects in weight classes. The influence of the body weight distributions of mother on children is highly significant. We concluded that this diary “7 day for my health” represents a good approach to reveal the incidence of obesity in children.

“7 days for my health” A new tool to evaluate kids’ lifestyle

BIAGI, PIERLUIGI;MALAGUTI, MARCO;LORENZINI, ANTONELLO
2010

Abstract

The aim of this study is to test the efficacy of a method designed to follow nutritional and lifestyle conditions in children and their parents. A survey was carried out on 557 elementary students (aged 6-11) of Calderara di Reno (Italy). We analysed children body composition, dietary habits and lifestyle together with parent’s anthropometric parameters and lifestyle habits. Subdivision of subjects in weight classes. The influence of the body weight distributions of mother on children is highly significant. We concluded that this diary “7 day for my health” represents a good approach to reveal the incidence of obesity in children.
AGRO FOOD INDUSTRY HI-TECH
Tiso D.; Baldini M.; Piaggesi N.; Ferrari P.; Biagi P.; Malaguti M.; Lorenzini A.
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