Milken Institute School of Public Health Poster Presentations (Marvin Center & Video)

Title

Fathers Feeding Practices and Hispanic Preschoolers Intake of Soda: The Moderating Effect of Family Communication

Document Type

Poster

Abstract Category

Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Keywords

feeding practices, children's soda consumption, family communication

Publication Date

Spring 5-1-2019

Abstract

Family structure and functioning can have a major impact on children's intake of foods because children learn by observing and modeling their parents’ behaviors. As a result, if the child sees their father consuming soda beverages, the child may also consume more soda.

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Presented at Research Days 2019.

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Fathers Feeding Practices and Hispanic Preschoolers Intake of Soda: The Moderating Effect of Family Communication

Family structure and functioning can have a major impact on children's intake of foods because children learn by observing and modeling their parents’ behaviors. As a result, if the child sees their father consuming soda beverages, the child may also consume more soda.