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Question

What is the relationship between the frequency of eating and growth, size, body composition, and risk of overweight and obesity?

Approach to Answering the Question
NESR Systematic Review

Subcommittee
Frequency of Eating Subcommittee

Systematic Review Protocol
Developed for each scientific question being examined, the protocol describes the plan for how the systematic review was conducted. The protocol provides the: 

  • Analytic framework, 
  • Literature search and screening plan, and 
  • Literature search and screening results. 

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Draft Conclusion Statement

The draft conclusion statements listed below describe the state of the science related to the specific question examined. Draft conclusions are not considered final until they have been deliberated with and decided upon by the full Committee and published in the Committee’s final advisory report. Individual conclusion statements should not be interpreted as dietary guidance or the Committee’s overarching advice to the Departments. 

Insufficient evidence is available to determine the relationship between the frequency of eating and growth, size, body composition, and risk of overweight and obesity. Grade: Grade Not Assignable