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Dietary total antioxidant capacity and obesity in children and adolescents
Authors: Puchau, B. (Blanca)
Ochoa, M.C. (María Carmen)
Zulet, M.A. (María Ángeles)
Marti, A. (Amelia)
Martinez, J.A. (José Alfredo)
Azcona-San-Julian, M.C. (María Cristina)
Martinez-Gonzalez, M.A. (Miguel Ángel)
Moreno-Aliaga, M.J. (María Jesús)
Chueca, M. (M.)
Oyarzabal, M. (M.)
Patiño, A. (Ana)
Keywords: Total antioxidant capacity
Oxidative stress
Childhood obesity
Food-frequency questionnaire
Dody weight homeostasis
Diet
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Informa Healthcare
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09637481003757860
ISSN: 0963-7486
Citation: Puchau B, Ochoa MC, Zulet MA, Marti A, Martinez JA, Members G. Dietary total antioxidant capacity and obesity in children and adolescents. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2010 Nov;61(7):713-21.
Abstract
Dietary antioxidant intake has been suggested to protect against oxidative damage and related clinical complications. The aim of this study was to assess the potential relationships between the dietary total antioxidant capacity (TAC) and obesity-related features in children and adolescents. Anthropometric variables from 369 children and adolescents were measured (184 obese and 185 control). A validated food-frequency questionnaire was used to calculate the TAC and the daily nutrient and energy intake. Dietary TAC showed positive associations with fiber, folic acid, magnesium, and vitamins A, C and E. BMI, SDS-BMI and total body fat were inversely associated with dietary TAC only in obese subjects. These data suggest that dietary TAC may be a potential indicator of the risk to develop obesity-related features and could be considered as a useful method in assessing antioxidant intake.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10171/19242
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