"Split them!" smaller item sizes of cookies lead to a decrease in energy intake in children.

@article{Marchiori2012SplitTS,
  title={"Split them!" smaller item sizes of cookies lead to a decrease in energy intake in children.},
  author={David R Marchiori and Laurent Waroquier and Olivier Klein},
  journal={Journal of nutrition education and behavior},
  year={2012},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={251-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Examine the influence of altering the size of snack food (ie, small vs large cookies) on short-term energy intake. METHODS First- and sixth-graders (n = 77) participated in a between-subjects experimental design. All participants were offered the same gram weight of cookies during an afternoon tea at their school. For half of the participants, food was cut in 2 to make the small item size. Food intake (number of cookies, gram weight, and energy intake) was examined using ANOVA… CONTINUE READING