Empty plates and larger waists: a cross-sectional study of factors associated with plate clearing habits and body weight

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Clearing one’s plate out of habit when eating may promote excess energy consumption. This study examined whether plate clearing is related to increased body weight in a sample of young adults. It also sought to identify potential determinants of plate clearing. A cross-sectional design was used in which 385 young adults from a UK university completed self… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ejcn.2015.218

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