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2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Systematic Reviews

Systematic Review Question

Is dietary energy density associated with adiposity in children?

Conclusion Statement

Moderately strong evidence from methodologically rigorous longitudinal cohort studies of children and adolescents suggests that there is a positive association between dietary energy density and increased adiposity in children.

2010 DGAC Grade: Moderate-Strong

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2010 DGAC Energy Balance and Weight Management

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