Carbohydrate intake and overweight and obesity among healthy adults

A. T. Merchant, H. Vatanparast, S. Barlas, Lawrence J Cheskin

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Background: Little is known about the dietary habits of people with optimal body weight in communities with high overweight and obesity prevalence. Objective: To evaluate carbohydrate intake in relation to overweight and obesity in healthy, free-living adults. Design: Cross-sectional analysis. Subjects/ Setting: The Canadian Community Health Survey Cycle 2.2 is a cross-sectional survey of Canadians conducted in 2004-2005. There were 4,451 participants aged 18 years and older with anthropometric and dietary data and no comorbid conditions in this analysis. Main Outcome Measures: Outcome variables were body mass index (BMI; kg/m2) and overweight or obesity status (dichotomous) defined as BMI >25 compared with BMI

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)680-681
Number of pages2
JournalNutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Volume25
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2010

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Obesity
Carbohydrates
Cross-Sectional Studies
Feeding Behavior
Health Surveys
Body Mass Index
Body Weight
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Surveys and Questionnaires

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  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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Carbohydrate intake and overweight and obesity among healthy adults. / Merchant, A. T.; Vatanparast, H.; Barlas, S.; Cheskin, Lawrence J.

In: Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Vol. 25, No. 6, 12.2010, p. 680-681.

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