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Dietary intake and diet quality in children receiving treatment for cancer

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Abstract


  • This narrative synthesis aims to examine the dietary intake, diet quality, and dietary preferences of pediatric cancer patients during cancer treatment. Thirteen studies were eligible for review. Studies mostly investigated nutrient intake, with 7 reporting on children’s food intake. There was consensus among studies, which reported suboptimal fruit and vegetable intake and a preference for savory, carbohydrate-based foods. Results suggest that pediatric cancer patients consume a limited variety of foods, with a high intake of noncore foods. Future research should aim to examine dietary food data against dietary guidelines to assess adequacy and variety within core food groups.

Authors


  •   Goddard, Emma (external author)
  •   Cohen, Jennifer (external author)
  •   Bramley, Lynsey (external author)
  •   Wakefield, Claire E. (external author)
  •   Beck, Eleanor

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Goddard, E., Cohen, J., Bramley, L., Wakefield, C. E. & Beck, E. J. (2019). Dietary intake and diet quality in children receiving treatment for cancer. Nutrition Reviews, 77 (5), 267-277.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85068496254

Ro Full-text Url


  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1697&context=smhpapers1

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers1/683

Number Of Pages


  • 10

Start Page


  • 267

End Page


  • 277

Volume


  • 77

Issue


  • 5

Place Of Publication


  • United States

Abstract


  • This narrative synthesis aims to examine the dietary intake, diet quality, and dietary preferences of pediatric cancer patients during cancer treatment. Thirteen studies were eligible for review. Studies mostly investigated nutrient intake, with 7 reporting on children’s food intake. There was consensus among studies, which reported suboptimal fruit and vegetable intake and a preference for savory, carbohydrate-based foods. Results suggest that pediatric cancer patients consume a limited variety of foods, with a high intake of noncore foods. Future research should aim to examine dietary food data against dietary guidelines to assess adequacy and variety within core food groups.

Authors


  •   Goddard, Emma (external author)
  •   Cohen, Jennifer (external author)
  •   Bramley, Lynsey (external author)
  •   Wakefield, Claire E. (external author)
  •   Beck, Eleanor

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Goddard, E., Cohen, J., Bramley, L., Wakefield, C. E. & Beck, E. J. (2019). Dietary intake and diet quality in children receiving treatment for cancer. Nutrition Reviews, 77 (5), 267-277.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85068496254

Ro Full-text Url


  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1697&context=smhpapers1

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers1/683

Number Of Pages


  • 10

Start Page


  • 267

End Page


  • 277

Volume


  • 77

Issue


  • 5

Place Of Publication


  • United States