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The recent rise in obesity is widely attributed to changes in the dietary environment (e.g., increased availability of energy-dense foods and larger portion sizes). However, a critical feature of our "obesogenic environment" may have been overlooked - the dramatic increase in "dietary variability" (the tendency for specific mass-produced foods to be(More)
It is claimed that sugar consumed in a drink is poorly compensated for by a reduction in subsequent energy intake, however very little research has tested directly the effect on appetite of adding sugar to a drink versus food. In this between subjects study, 144 participants (72 men) consumed preloads sweetened with either sucrose or the low-energy(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to compare saline and heparin flushes in 24-gauge i.v. catheters. DESIGN A double-blind experiment in four recorded trials was conducted using a rabbit model. Twenty-four-gauge catheters were placed in both auricle veins, and all catheters were secured in the same manner. Ampicillin was infused into each ear at the(More)
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