Energy Balance and Body Fatness

Key Findings

  • Walking decreases the risk of weight gain, overweight, and obesity.
  • Aerobic physical activity decreases the risk of weight gain, overweight, and obesity.
  • Consuming foods containing dietary fiber decreases the risk of weight gain, overweight, and obesity.
  • Consuming a “Mediterranean type” dietary pattern decreases the risk of weight gain, overweight, and obesity.
  • Having been breastfed decreases the risk of excess weight gain, overweight and obesity in children.
  • Greater screen time increases the risk of weight gain, overweight, and obesity.
  • Consuming sugar-sweetened drinks increases the risk of weight gain, overweight, and obesity.
  • Consuming fast foods increases the risk of weight gain, overweight, and obesity.
  • Consuming a “Western type” diet increases the risk of weight gain, overweight, and obesity.

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