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Nutrición Hospitalaria

On-line version ISSN 1699-5198Print version ISSN 0212-1611

Abstract

MARTINEZ-RUIZ, Nina del Rocío et al. Relationship among PROP phenotype, body mass index, waist circumference, total body fat and food intake. Nutr. Hosp. [online]. 2014, vol.29, n.1, pp.173-179. ISSN 1699-5198.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3305/nh.2014.29.1.6982.

The PROP phenotype (6-n-propylthiouracil) has been proposed as indicator of body mass index, adiposity and food intake. This relationship among variables is contradictory. No correlation has been found among the PROP phenotype, body indicators and energy consumption in some studies. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship among PROP taster status, body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), total body fat (TBF) and food intake. The PROP taster status was established using two scales: the nine-point scale and the general labeled magnitude scale. Dietary habits of participants were recorded online during 35 days. The classification by PROP phenotype varied according to the scale. No significant differences were observed between PROP tasters and PROP non-tasters, with both scales, in body mass index, waist circumference, total body fat and energy and macronutrient intake. The PROP phenotype was not an indicator factor of body weight, adiposity and energy and macronutrients consumption in young adults.

Keywords : PROP phenotype; Body mass index; Waist circumference; Adiposity; Food intake.

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