To determine whether excessive consumption of fruit juice is a contributing factor in nonorganic failure to thrive in early childhood.
Eight patients, aged 14 to 27 months, referred for failure to thrive were evaluated by medical history, physical examination, and biochemical assessment.
Growth patterns were reviewed and anthropometric measurements including skinfold thickness and midarm circumference were obtained.
Diet history included 3-day food records and 24-hour diet recalls.
An open-ended interview explored factors associated with fruit juice consumption.
Breath hydrogen testing of fructose, sorbitol, or fruit juice was performed in three children who had a history of diarrhea or gastrointestinal complaints.
Mots-clés Pascal : Diarrhée, Complication, Alimentation, Jus fruit, Enfant, Homme, Nourrisson, Retard staturopondéral, Croissance, Aliment, Consommation alimentaire, Sorbitol, Fructose, Education sanitaire, Appareil digestif pathologie, Intestin pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Diarrhea, Complication, Feeding, Fruit juice, Child, Human, Infant, Growth retardation, Growth, Food, Food intake, Sorbitol, Fructose, Health education, Digestive diseases, Intestinal disease
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Cote : 94-0292988
Code Inist : 002B29B. Création : 199406.