Parental Nutrition Knowledge rather than Nutrition Label Use is Associated with Adiposity in Children

Parental Nutrition Knowledge rather than Nutrition Label Use is Associated with Adiposity in Children

Parental Nutrition Knowledge rather than Nutrition Label Use is Associated with Adiposity in Children

Parental Nutrition Knowledge rather than Nutrition Label Use is Associated with Adiposity in Childrens

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Référence bibliographique [19479]

Kakinami, Lisa, Houle-Johnson, Stephanie et McGrath, Jennifer J. 2016. «Parental Nutrition Knowledge rather than Nutrition Label Use is Associated with Adiposity in Children ». Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, vol. 48, no 7, p. 461-467.

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1. Objectifs


Intentions :
«[T]he aim of this study was to investigate whether parental nutrition label use, nutrition label literacy, and nutrition knowledge were associated with cardiovascular biomarkers and adiposity measures in a cross-sectional analysis of parents and their children […].» (p. 462)

2. Méthode


Échantillon/Matériau :
Les données sont tirées de l’étude Healthy Heart Project, menée en 2006 par des chercheurs de l’Université Concordia auprès de 127 dyades parent-enfant (80% des parents participants étaient des mères) de Montréal.

Instruments :
Questionnaire

Type de traitement des données :
Analyse statistique

3. Résumé


Results show that «parental nutrition knowledge was associated with children’s lower adiposity, but limited evidence was found regarding nutrition label use with children’s adiposity. Whether this reflects a more favorable dietary profile composed of foods with no nutrition food labels (such as fruits and vegetables) or an improved understanding of foods without needing to consult nutrition labels is unclear and should be investigated further. […] In parents, nutrition label use was associated with more favorable cardiovascular biomarkers, whereas nutrition knowledge was associated with less favorable cardiovascular biomarkers. [...] In contrast to previous findings, parental label use was not associated with label literacy or nutrition knowledge.» (p. 465)