Changes in 10-12 year old's fruit and vegetable intake in Norway from 2001 to 2008 in relation to gender and socioeconomic status - a comparison of two cross-sectional groups

M. Hilsen, M.M. van Stralen, K.I. Klepp, E. Bere

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    Abstract

    Background: Norwegian children and adolescents eat less than half of the recommended 5 portions of fruit and vegetables (FV) per day. Gender and socioeconomic disparities in FV consumption shows that boys and children of lower socioeconomic status (SES) eat less FV than girls and high SES children. We also know that accessibility and preferences has been identified as two important determinants of FV intake. The objectives of this study were to compare FV intake among Norwegian 6
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number108
    JournalInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
    Volume8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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