All articles: Christina Patmiou

Carbohydrate intake, family environment and childhood obesity

Obesity is a disease that predisposes to other chronic non-communicable diseases and has reached alarming epidemic rates in recent decades, posing a threat to public health. In this context, many eating habits and lifestyle behaviors are evaluated for their association with obesity. This review aims to investigate the relationship between carbohydrate consumption and body weight, in the light of family environment, that influence children's dietary preferences.

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