“7 days for my health”
A new tool to evaluate kids’ lifestyle
ABSTRACT: The aim of this study is to test the efficacy of a method designed to follow nutritional and lifestyle conditions inchildren and their parents. A survey was carried out on 557 elementary students (aged 6-11) of Calderara di Reno (Italy).We analysed children body composition, dietary habits and lifestyle together with parent’s anthropometric parameters andlifestyle habits. Subdivision of subjects in weight classes. The influence of the body weight distributions of mother on childrenis highly significant. We concluded that this diary “7 day for my health” represents a good approach to reveal theincidence of obesity in children.
DOMENICO TISO1*, MARTA BALDINI2, NOEMI PIAGGESI1, PATRIZIO FERRARI1, PIERLUIGI BIAGI2, MARCO MALAGUTI2**, ANTONELLO LORENZINI2
1. ASAS, Via Aldo Moro 11/2, Calderara di Reno (BO), 40012, Italy
2. University of Bologna, Nutrition Research Center, Department of Biochemistry “G. Moruzzi” Via Irnerio 48, Bologna, 40126, Italy