Small parent-child concordance during a standardised 15 minute ‘snack break’ could account for substantial annualised population gradients in energy, fat and sodium intake for 11-12 year olds.
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Children ate more snack foods when they were offered more variety and quantity of snack food, but their intake was not affected by the size of the box that the food was presented in. Parent’s intake was not greatly affected by the variety and quantity of snack food or by the box size.
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An inflammatory diet is associated with adverse cardiovascular function and microvascular structure in parents but not children.
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