Eating out of home and its association with dietary intake: a systematic review of the evidence.

Source: Obesity Reviews, 2011, DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-789X.2011.00953.x

Follow this link for abstract.

Date of publication: 23rd November, 2011.

Publication type: Systematic Review.

In a nutshell: A systematic review looking at the nutritional characteristics of eating out of home along with the associations with dietary quality, socioeconomic status and energy intake.   The review found that eating out of home was associated with a higher total energy intake, energy contribution from fat and socioeconomic status and lower intake of micronutrients such as vitamins, iron and calcium.

Length of publication: Epub ahead of print.

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