A critique of the effects of snacking on body weight status.

@article{Drummond1996ACO,
  title={A critique of the effects of snacking on body weight status.},
  author={Sandra Drummond and N Crombie and T F Kirk},
  journal={European journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1996},
  volume={50 12},
  pages={779-83}
}
Increasingly Western populations appear to be moving away from the 'gorging' to the 'nibbling' pattern of eating, probably as a direct result of the increased availability of snack foods and snacks. There have been many individual suggestions for the definition of a 'snack', each one based on different parameters of measurement (Rotenburg, 1981; Bernstein et al, 1981; De Castro, 1993). However, no one definition has been universally accepted in the scientific literature due to the problems… CONTINUE READING

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