hrp0097p1-53 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2023

First results from the ongoing Med4Youth European study: comparing Mediterranean diet with a Low-Fat Diet for adolescents with obesity

Petraroli Maddalena , Shulhai Anna-Mariia , Messina Giulia , Rosi Alice , Bertolotti Elena , Maria Roberta Esposito Susanna , Scazzina Francesca , Elisabeth Street Maria

Obesity is increasing, and the related complications are well known. Clinical Trials related with specific diets are currently lacking in paediatrics. There is an increasing interest in Mediterranean diet (MD). The Med4Youth European study* has enrolled 240, 13- to 16-year-old subjects with a BMI above the 90th percentile(WHO curves) in a multicenter randomized controlled trial (Italy, Spain and Portugal) to evaluate the effects of MD. We present the data relative to the 80 su...