Donin AS, Nightingale CM, Perkin MR, Ussher M, Jebb SA, Landberg R, Welsh P, Sattar N, Adab P, Owen CG, Rudnicka AR, Cook DG & Whincup PH (2021) Evaluating an intervention to increase cereal fiber intake in children: a randomized controlled feasibility trial. Journal of Nutrition, 151 (2), pp. 379-386. https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxaa347
Background: Observational studies have shown that higher cereal fiber intake is associated with reduced type 2 diabetes risk. However, it remains uncertain whether this association is causal.
Objective: This study evaluated the feasibility of an intervention to increase cereal fiber intake in children using breakfast cereals.
Methods: The study was a two-arm parallel group randomized controlled trial in 9-10-year-old children, who received free supplies of high fiber breakfast cereals (>3.5 gram/portion) or low fiber breakfast cereals (
Cereal fiber; children; type 2 diabetes risk; feasibility trial; dietary intervention
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