Diet Quality of Adolescents With an Eating Disorder

Santiago, A. et al. Journal of Adolescent Health. Volume 58, Issue 2, Supplement, February 2016, Pages S26

21481432382_671e90f5d3_zIt has been demonstrated that patients with eating disorders present with erratic eating patterns and suboptimal daily caloric intake. However, less is known regarding the diet quality of these patients in terms of intake of macronutrients (i.e. protein, carbohydrate, and fats) and micronutrients (i.e. vitamins and minerals). The purpose of this study is to determine diet quality among patients presenting for the treatment of eating disorders using the NDSR (Nutrition Data Systems for Research) program.

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