DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2016.06.001
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Shir Hadani, Yael Lebenthal, Liora Lazar, Raanan Shamir, Moshe Phillip, Michal Yackobovitch-Gavan

Abstract: Nutrition plays an essential role in normal linear growth in children. Knowledge of the eating styles and dietary consumption of healthy short children from developed countries is scarce. The aim of this study was to investigate the dietary patterns in idiopathic short stature (ISS) and relatively low weight children compared to children with normal stature and weight. This research is a case-control study of 86 pre-pubertal healthy children, mean age 5.9 ± 1.5 years. The study group comprised 43 ISS children;…

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