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Appalachian adolescents' snack patterns: morning, afternoon, and evening snacks.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4056264     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The snack patterns of 225 adolescents selected from four metropolitan and three rural schools in eastern Tennessee were examined with the use of 24-hour food records kept on a school day. Most (89%) of the respondents ate at least one snack on the day of the survey. Morning snacks, most of which were obtained from school stores or school vending machines, were more likely to include candies and salty snack foods than were afternoon and evening snacks, most of which were eaten at home. Breads and cereals were popular choices for afternoon and evening snacks. Carbonated beverages and desserts were popular during all time periods. Nutrient densities of snacks were low in all time periods but lowest in morning snacks. Nutrients present in lowest amounts were iron, calcium, and vitamin A. Snack patterns of boys and girls were similar, although boys' intakes of energy, calcium, and riboflavin were higher than those of girls.
J M Ezell; J D Skinner; M P Penfield
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Dietetic Association     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0002-8223     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Diet Assoc     Publication Date:  1985 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-12-03     Completed Date:  1985-12-03     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503061     Medline TA:  J Am Diet Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1450-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Diet Surveys
Feeding Behavior*
Nutritive Value
Rural Population
Sex Factors
Time Factors
Urban Population

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