hrp0095p1-471 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2022

Higher cognitive scores in 6-year-old children with healthier lifestyle: more physical activity and sleep time

Bassols Judit , Sanchez Mario , Carreras-Badosa Gemma , Gómez-Vilarrubla Ariadna , Mas-Parés Berta , Puerto-Carranza Elsa , de Zegher Francis , Ibañez Lourdes , Garre Josep , López-Bermejo Abel

Background and aims: Studies in adults and experimental animals suggest an inverse and bidirectional relationship between cognitive abilities and obesity. Clinical studies on cognition and obesity in children are scarce and methodologically heterogeneous. Indeed, various factors related to obesity including diet, physical activity, socioeconomic status and maternal obesity can affect neuropsychological development. We aimed to study the cognitive function in s...