Evaluation of eating habits in a group of children affected by recurrent chalazion

Authors

  • Claudio Maioli Department of Health Sciences- University of MilanUnit of Nuclear Medicine-ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo Via di Rudinì, 820142 MILAN
  • Sara Marzenta Ophthalmology Clinic, ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo, Milano, Italy
  • Federica Antonacci Ophthalmology Clinic, ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo, Milano, Italy
  • Mary Maioli Naremburn Early Learning Centre, Sydney, Australia
  • Federico Cioni Val Parma Hospital, Langhirano, Parma, Italy
  • Alessandro Autelitano Department of Health Sciences, University of Milan, ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo, Milano, Italy

Keywords:

chalazion, eating habits, food questionnaire

Abstract

Introduction and purpose: Chalazion is a frequent ocular pathology even in paediatric age. This pathology may be correlated with incorrect eating habits, particularly with excessive consumption of saturated fats and simple sugars. The present work aimed to evaluate a possible correlation of eating habits with the manifestation of the pathology in a group of paediatric subjects with recurrent chalazion. Materials and methods: In 29 children aged between 1 and 14 years with recurrent chalazion, their eating habits were analysed using a detailed and specially prepared questionnaire. Results: excessive consumption of sausages, sugary drinks, and sweets and low fish consumption. However, the consumption of fruit and vegetables and complex carbohydrates is normal.

Author Biography

Claudio Maioli, Department of Health Sciences- University of MilanUnit of Nuclear Medicine-ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo Via di Rudinì, 820142 MILAN

University of Milan, Department of Health Science, Via di Rudinì 8, Milan, Italy

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24-06-2024

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Maioli C, Marzenta S, Antonacci F, Maioli M, Cioni F, Autelitano A. Evaluation of eating habits in a group of children affected by recurrent chalazion. Progr Nutr [Internet]. 2024 Jun. 24 [cited 2024 Jul. 15];26(2):e2024015. Available from: https://www.mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/progressinnutrition/article/view/15976

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