Ingrid H. M. Steenhuis

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Several factors within the food environment may stimulate overconsumption. The present study aimed to (1) identify behavioural strategies to cope with this environment to control the amount of food consumed, (2) examine the feasibility and usefulness of the strategies, and (3) evaluate the association between the strategies and body mass index (BMI). After(More)
BACKGROUND Food portion sizes influence energy intake. PURPOSE The purpose of this paper is to determine effectiveness of the "PortionControl@HOME" intervention on body mass index and portion control behavior. METHODS A randomized controlled trial among 278 overweight and obese participants was conducted. PortionControl@HOME aimed to increase: portion(More)
INTRODUCTION In-hospital treatment of children with tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is not a feasible option in many resource-poor countries. Home-based treatment has shown to be a viable alternative. Adherence is an important factor determining success of treatment. OBJECTIVE Identify possible barriers to adherence of home-based treatment and caretaker(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The aim of this review is to provide an overview of (1) underlying mechanisms of the effect of portion size on energy intake, (2) external factors explaining the portion size effect and (3) interventions and measurements aimed at food portion size. RECENT FINDINGS Previous studies have shown that portion sizes have increased in recent(More)
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