Determinants of fruit and vegetable intakes in toddlers: analysis from the SAIDI study

Gloria Koh, Jane Scott, Lynne Daniels, Richard Woodman, Susan Kim, Anthea Magarey

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    Abstract

    Poor exposure and consumption of fruits and vegetables (FV) in early
    childhood influence lifelong eating habits that may influence weight
    and health outcomes. This study explored the multi-directional
    relationships between maternal socio-demographic and psychobehavioural
    factors in predicting of FV intake in a cohort of 218
    14-month old children from the South Australian Infants Dietary
    Intake study. Mothers with healthy infants weighing ≥2500 g
    and ≥37 weeks’ gestation were recruited post-natally from 11
    South Australian hospitals. Socio-demographic data were collected at
    recruitment. At 14 months postnatal, mothers completed a questionnaire
    exploring their perceptions of child feeding behaviour, exposure
    to novel foods, reactivity, maternal psychological distress and feeding
    self-efficacy.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)150-150
    Number of pages1
    JournalObesity Reviews
    Volume15
    Issue numberS2
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2014
    Event12th International Congress on Obesity - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Duration: 17 Mar 201420 Mar 2014
    Conference number: 12

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