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The abnormalities in eating behavior associated with bulimia nervosa suggest that patients with this illness may have a disturbance in satiety. The present study employed a six-meal protocol to assess satiety in both binge and non-binge eating episodes in women with bulimia nervosa and normal controls by examining whether an increase in the size of a soup(More)
To determine whether the characteristics of binge eating could be observed in a single-item meal, in a laboratory, patients with bulimia nervosa and controls ate two single-item meals and two multiple-item meals. When they were instructed to binge eat, the patients ate significantly more and for a longer time on both single- and multiple-item meals than did(More)
A combination of psyllium fiber with nutrients in a commercially available wafer (Fiberall-Ciba Consumer Pharmaceutical) was evaluated for its effectiveness in reducing food intake and appetite. Each of 15 nonobese healthy women received no wafers and four different amounts (39, 104, 169, and 234 kcal) of the fiber wafer with water, in a ratio of 13 kcal(More)
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