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Dietary deficiencies and excesses: a sample of African American mothers and daughters eligible for nutrition assistance programs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15596979     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The purpose of the study detailed in this article was to identify nutritional excesses and deficiencies of selected dietary nutrients for a sample of low-income African American mothers and their daughters. Anthropometrics, physical activity questionnaires, food frequency questionnaires, and 24-hour food recalls were collected from a sample of 108 African American mothers and daughters (n = 42 and n = 66, respectively). Results revealed information regarding nutritional deficiencies and excesses that may be useful for modifying nutrition education and services offered through nutrition assistance programs designed for people earning low incomes and receiving financial assistance.
Elizabeth A Miklos; C Jayne Brahler; Janine T Baer; Patricia Dolan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Family & community health     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0160-6379     ISO Abbreviation:  Fam Community Health     Publication Date:    2004 Apr-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-12-14     Completed Date:  2005-03-02     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7809641     Medline TA:  Fam Community Health     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  123-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Health and Sport Science, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469, USA.
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MeSH Terms
African Americans / education,  psychology*
Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Child, Preschool
Feeding Behavior / ethnology*
Malnutrition / ethnology*
Mental Recall
Middle Aged
Mothers / education,  psychology
Nuclear Family / ethnology,  psychology
Nutrition Assessment
Nutrition Surveys*
Public Assistance

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