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Patterns of Sugars Intake, Total Energy Intake, and Body Mass Index in Healthy Individuals

Abstract Background: Higher intake of carbohydrates in the evening and later eating times has been associated with higher total energy intake (TEI)1-3 and higher risk of being overweight or obese.1,4 Though existing evidence indicates a link between added sugars intake and increased body mass index (BMI), the effect of daily patterns of added sugars intake on TEI and BMI is unknown. Research on added sugars has relied on self-report dietary assessments with limited days of dietary data, resulting in unreliable estimates. The purpose of this thesis was to describe patterns of added sugars consumption, and to investigate the relationship between dietary sugars, eating patterns, TEI, and BMI using 15-days of dietary data from a feeding study. Methods: ... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Gunnerson, Hannah Marie (Author) / Tasevska, Natasha (Advisor) / Johnston, Carol (Committee member) / Ohri-Vachaspati, Punam (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Nutrition / added sugar / BMI / healthy adults / patterns / sugar / total energy
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 171 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Nutrition 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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