Food form and portion size affect postprandial appetite sensations and hormonal responses in healthy, nonobese, older adults.


Data are limited concerning the dietary factors that influence appetite control in older adults. This study examined the effects of food form and portion size on appetite in 43 older adults (age: 72 +/- 1 years; BMI: 25.6 +/- 0.3 kg/m(2)). Subjects were assigned to groups based on portion size of the test meal (12.5% (n = 18) vs. 25% (n = 25) of estimated… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/oby.2009.217


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