Container size influences snack food intake independently of portion size

@article{Marchiori2012ContainerSI,
  title={Container size influences snack food intake independently of portion size},
  author={David R Marchiori and Olivier Corneille and Olivier Klein},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={2012},
  volume={58},
  pages={814-817}
}
While larger containers have been found to increase food intake, it is unclear whether this effect is driven by container size, portion size, or their combination, as these variables are usually confounded. The study was advertised as examining the effects of snack food consumption on information processing and participants were served M&M's for free consumption in individual cubicles while watching a TV show. Participants were served (1) a medium portion of M&M's in a small (n=30) or (2) in a… CONTINUE READING

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