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Diet quality of young people in US

JAMA

What The Study Did: This observational study used national survey data from young people up to age 19 to estimate the overall diet quality of children and teens in the United States and to explore how diet quality has changed from 1999 to 2016.

Authors: Junxiu Liu, Ph.D., of Tufts University in Boston, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jama.2020.0878)

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