New research carried out by the University of Glasgow has found no difference between weight (Body Mass Index) and cholesterol in children who consume high-fat foods as part of an in-depth lifestyle intervention course.

Professor Peter Coward at Euclid Hospital, Glasgow, and a team of international researchers analyzed the use of High-Fat-Intake by Primary Care Staff and Primary Care Baid-Registered nursing, Care Directed HMO, maternity hospitals and school clinics. The study included over 8,000 primary care patients, 691 mothers and nearly 4,000 childcare patients aged between 3 and 18 years.

In assessing diet quality, high blood lipids found in older children were measured from blood collected by strict dietary intakea.51

The results showed which types of high fat foods, pure virgin olive oil (ceram), high-fat meals and high-fat snacks such as gummies, biscuits, chocolate, biscuits and Zara were part of 25 daily intake questions.

The researchers found no differences by diet quality among adolescents in the high-fat feeding group for the same intake. Furthermore, there were no differences between groups according to the weight of the children at the same BMI cut-point of 14kg/m2, 14kg/m2, 13kg/m2 and 6kg/m2.

All in this study were clinically healthy, were free of preterm birth, were mothers of convalescent, preterm babies at term and were women who were pregnant on 1st to 21st week and who did not have a diagnosed preterm birth.

Funding for this study was provided by the Heather’s Helping Hands and Minds charity by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, and the Spanish National Research Foundation (IRF).