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Research Article

Infrequent Breakfast Consumption Is Associated with Higher Body Adiposity and Abdominal Obesity in Malaysian School-Aged Adolescents

  • Abdullah Nurul-Fadhilah,

    Affiliation: Program of Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia

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  • Pey Sze Teo,

    Affiliation: Program of Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia

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  • Inge Huybrechts,

    Affiliations: Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon, France, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Leng Huat Foo mail

    lhfoo@kb.usm.my

    Affiliation: Program of Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia

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  • Published: March 08, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059297

About the Authors

Abdullah Nurul-Fadhilah, Pey Sze Teo, Leng Huat Foo
Program of Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
Inge Huybrechts
Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon, France
Inge Huybrechts
Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Corresponding Author

Email: lhfoo@kb.usm.my

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AN LHF. Performed the experiments: AN PST. Analyzed the data: AN LHF. Wrote the paper: AN IH LHF.