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The Prevalence and Nutrition Related Outcomes of Adolescents Consuming An Additional Breakfast at School

Abstract Although many studies have looked into the benefits and consequences of consuming breakfast, most have not looked into the unintended consequences of breakfast being served at school; specifically the consumption of an additional breakfast. This cross-sectional study investigated the prevalence and health related outcomes of the consumption of an additional breakfast at school amongst youth using a survey assessing possible predictors (i.e. parental education, morning activities, race), the ASA-kids 24-hr dietary recall, and height and weight measurements. A total of fifty-eight participants (aged 13.5±1.6 years; 55.2% male) were recruited at after school library programs and Boys and Girls Clubs in the Phoenix, Arizona Metro Area during 20... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Simpson, Julie (Author) / Bruening, Meg (Advisor) / Bruening, Meg (Committee member) / Ohri-Vachaspati, Punam (Committee member) / Rider, Linda (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Nutrition / Additional Breakfast / Breakfast / Health / Nutrition / Obesity / School Breakfast
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 96 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Masters Thesis Nutrition 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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