Meal frequency and energy balance.

  title={Meal frequency and energy balance.},
  author={France Bellisle and Roland D. McDevitt and Andrew M Prentice},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  volume={77 Suppl 1},
Several epidemiological studies have observed an inverse relationship between people's habitual frequency of eating and body weight, leading to the suggestion that a 'nibbling' meal pattern may help in the avoidance of obesity. A review of all pertinent studies shows that, although many fail to find any significant relationship, the relationship is consistently inverse in those that do observe a relationship. However, this finding is highly vulnerable to the probable confounding effects of post… CONTINUE READING
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