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Studies on nutrition, body composition and bone mineralization in healthy 8-yr-olds in an urban Swedish community


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Title: Studies on nutrition, body composition and bone mineralization in healthy 8-yr-olds in an urban Swedish community
Authors: Eriksson, Susanne
E-mail: susanne-e-sson@bredband.net
Issue Date: 30-Sep-2009
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Pediatrics
Parts of work: I. Eriksson S, Strandvik B. (2009). Relation between socio-economic variables, food choice and overweight in healthy 8-year-olds. (Manuscript, submitted)

II. Eriksson S, Palsdottir V, Garemo M, Mellström D, Strandvik B. (2009) Fat and glucose metabolic profiles differ by sex in healthy 8-year-olds. (Acta Paediatrica, In press).

III. Eriksson S, Mellström D, Strandvik B. Volumetric bone mineral density is an important tool when interpreting bone mineralization in healthy children. Acta Paediatr. 2009;98:374-9. Epub 2008 Oct 1.
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IV. Eriksson S, Mellström D, Strandvik B. Fatty acid pattern is associated with bone mineralization in healthy 8-year-old children. Br J Nutr. 2009;102:407-12. Epub 2009 Jan 28
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Date of Defence: 2009-10-09
Disputation: Fredagen den 9 oktober 2009, kl 13.00, Föreläsningssal 1, Drottning Silvias Barn och Ungdomssjukhus, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: body composition
bone mineralization
dual energy x-ray absorptiometry
healthy
lipids
metabolic markers
overweight
physical activity
Abstract: Background: The incidence of welfare diseases including overweight in childhood is increasing worldwide. The results from a study of healthy pre-school children showed that in a population with well educated parents 17% of the children were overweight or obese at the age of 4 years. Gender differences in metabolic profiles and correlations between food intake and anthropometry motivated a follow-up study at the age of 8 years. Aim: The aim of the study was to investigate nutritional intake, bo... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-7847
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/20457
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