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AuthorsLin,Y.; Mouratidou,T.; Vereecken,C.; Kersting,M.; Bolca,S.; de Moraes,A.C.; M. Cuenca-Garcia; L. Moreno; Gonzalez-Gross,M.; Valtuena,J.; Labayen,I.; Grammatikaki,E.; Hallstrom,L.; Leclercq,C.; Ferrari,M.; Gottrand,F.; Beghin,L.; Manios,Y.; Ottevaere,C.; Herman Van Oyen; Molnar,D.; Kafatos,A.; Widhalm,K.; Gomez-Martinez,S.; Prieto,L.E.; S. De Henauw; Huybrechts,I.
BACKGROUND: Previous studies suggest that dietary protein might play a beneficial role in combating obesity and its related chronic diseases. Total, animal and plant protein intakes and their associations with anthropometry and serum biomarkers in European adolescents using one standardised methodology across European countries are not well documented. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate total, animal and plant protein intakes in European adolescents stratified by gender and age, and to investigate their associations with cardio-metabolic indicators (anthropometry and biomarkers). METHODS: The current …