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dc.contributor.authorHoffman, Daniel J.
dc.contributor.authorMartins, Paula Andrea [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.authorRoberts, Susan B.
dc.contributor.authorSawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP]
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-24T13:49:03Z
dc.date.available2016-01-24T13:49:03Z
dc.date.issued2007-09-01
dc.identifierhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nut.2007.06.006
dc.identifier.citationNutrition. New York: Elsevier B.V., v. 23, n. 9, p. 640-646, 2007.
dc.identifier.issn0899-9007
dc.identifier.urihttp://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/30014
dc.description.abstractObjective: the objective of this study was to determine whether central fat distribution varies between children who were growth retarded as young children and normal-height children from the same impoverished communities of Sdo Paulo, Brazil.Methods: A prospective study of 50 stunted and normal-height children in Sdo Paulo, Brazil was conducted in which children were measured for changes in fat mass (FM) and fat distribution (using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and anthropometry) and Tanner stage over a 4-y period. Statistical analyses included multiple linear regression to control for confounding factors and Student's t test was used to estimate group differences.Results: At follow-up, stunted children were shorter, weighed less, and had less total FM compared with control children. There were no differences between the two groups with respect to percent FM or percent truncal FM (%TrFM). Linear regression analyses were used to determine that stunted children had 1) increased TrFM (independent of FM); 2) increased %TrFM (independent of FM, gender, and Tanner stage), and 3) a borderline significantly greater change in TrFM (independent of FM, gender, and Tanner stage).Conclusion: Stunted children are more likely to deposit fat centrally when entering puberty, a significant risk factor for chronic diseases. Our results may explain part of the association between early growth retardation and later risk for metabolic diseases. (c) 2007 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.en
dc.format.extent640-646
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherElsevier B.V.
dc.relation.ispartofNutrition
dc.rightsAcesso restrito
dc.subjectfat distributionen
dc.subjectstuntingen
dc.subjecttransitional countriesen
dc.subjectchronic diseaseen
dc.titleBody fat distribution in stunted compared with normal-height children from the shantytowns of São Paulo, Brazilen
dc.typeArtigo
dc.rights.licensehttp://www.elsevier.com/about/open-access/open-access-policies/article-posting-policy
dc.contributor.institutionRutgers State Univ
dc.contributor.institutionUniversidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
dc.contributor.institutionTufts Univ
dc.description.affiliationRutgers State Univ, Dept Nutr Sci, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 USA
dc.description.affiliationUniversidade Federal de São Paulo, Sch Med, Dept Endocrine Physiol, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.description.affiliationTufts Univ, USDA, Human Nutr Res Ctr Aging, Friedman Sch Nutr Sci & Policy,Energy Metab Lab, Boston, MA 02111 USA
dc.description.affiliationUnifespUniversidade Federal de São Paulo, Sch Med, Dept Endocrine Physiol, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.nut.2007.06.006
dc.description.sourceWeb of Science
dc.identifier.wosWOS:000248666700003
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