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Dietary intake patterns are consistent across seasons in a metropolitan population

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 — Poster Session I

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
FAES Terrace


  • C Arango
  • RC Kelley
  • SG Miszewski
  • S Tryon
  • S Bernstein
  • K Zambell
  • MJ Amar
  • A Courville


Introduction: Current literature provides conflicting data regarding seasonal variability in dietary intake. This study examined seasonal variation in dietary intake across seasons in healthy adults from the metropolitan Washington, DC area. Methods: Secondary analysis of food records was conducted from a randomized clinical trial performed at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. Three to seven day food records were collected from subjects (n=76) at 3 time points (12-15 weeks apart). Food records were reviewed by nutrition staff, coded in Nutrient Data System for Research, and assigned to a season. Multivariate general linear models were run on energy, macronutrient, micronutrient, and food group intakes while being adjusted for age, sex, race, and BMI (p

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