The relationship between diet quality and insulin resistance in obese children: adaptation of the Healthy Lifestyle-Diet Index in Turkey


ÖZTÜRK Y., Bozbulut R., DÖĞER E., BİDECİ A., KÖKSAL E.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.31, no.4, pp.391-398, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem-2017-0271
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.391-398
  • Keywords: children, diet quality, insulin resistance, nutrition, obesity, HOMEOSTASIS MODEL ASSESSMENT, BLOOD-PRESSURE LEVELS, YOUNG-CHILDREN, EATING INDEX, MEDITERRANEAN DIET, SPANISH CHILDREN, GREEK CHILDREN, RISK-FACTORS, SCHOOLCHILDREN, DETERMINANTS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Childhood obesity and its complications are serious health problems and diet/lifestyle changes can be beneficial for the prevention of diseases. Adaptation of the Healthy Lifestyle-Diet (HLD) Index in accordance with the dietary guidelines for Turkey (TR) and determination of the relationship between metabolic syndrome risk factors in obese children were the aims of this study.