Eating behaviour in obese and normal weight 11-year-old children.

  title={Eating behaviour in obese and normal weight 11-year-old children.},
  author={Britta S Barkeling and Stina Ekman and Stephan R{\"o}ssner},
  journal={International journal of obesity and related metabolic disorders : journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  volume={16 5},
The eating behaviour of 23 normal weight and 20 obese 11-year-old children was measured by the computerized eating monitor VIKTOR. The total intake of food, duration of consumption, rate of consumption and the relative rate of consumption were measured during two lunch meals. Subjective motivation to eat and food preferences were also measured. The obese children ate faster (P less than 0.05) and did not slow down their eating rate towards the end of the meal (P less than 0.05) as much as… CONTINUE READING

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