Energy intake and obesity: ingestive frequency outweighs portion size.

@article{Mattes2014EnergyIA,
  title={Energy intake and obesity: ingestive frequency outweighs portion size.},
  author={Richard D. Mattes},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={134},
  pages={110-8}
}
Energy intake is a function of the quantity of energy consumed per ingestive event and the number of these events. The marked increase of energy intake and body weight over the past 35 years indicates that there has been poor precision in the reciprocity of these two facets of intake. With recent study of the associations between gut "satiation" peptides and energy intake, there has been an emphasis on the contribution of portion size to positive energy balance. However, this orientation may… CONTINUE READING

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