Associations between school meal-induced dietary changes and metabolic syndrome markers in 8-11-year-old Danish children.
Journal article, 2016

We recently showed that provision of Nordic school meals rich in fish, vegetables and potatoes and with reduced intakes of fat improved blood pressure, insulin resistance assessed by the homeostatic model (HOMA-IR), and plasma triacylglycerol despite increasing waist circumference in Danish 8-11-year-olds. This study explored whether intake or biomarkers of key dietary components in the schools meals were associated with these metabolic syndrome (MetS) markers during the 6-month intervention.

Author

Camilla T Damsgaard

Christian Ritz

Stine-Mathilde Dalskov

Rikard Landberg

Chalmers, Biology and Biological Engineering, Food and Nutrition Science

Ken D Stark

Anja Biltoft-Jensen

Inge Tetens

Arne Astrup

Kim F Michaelsen

Lotte Lauritzen

European Journal of Nutrition

1436-6207 (ISSN) 1436-6215 (eISSN)

Vol. 55 5 1973-84

Areas of Advance

Life Science Engineering

Subject Categories

Nutrition and Dietetics

DOI

10.1007/s00394-015-1013-z

PubMed

27084093