Meal patterns and obesity in Swedish women–a simple instrument describing usual meal types, frequency and temporal distribution

@article{Forslund2002MealPA,
  title={Meal patterns and obesity in Swedish women–a simple instrument describing usual meal types, frequency and temporal distribution},
  author={Hel{\'e}ne Bert{\'e}us Forslund and A K Lindroos and Lars V Sj{\"o}str{\"o}m and Lauren Lissner},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={56},
  pages={740-747}
}
Objective: To characterize meal patterns in relation to obesity in Swedish women using a simple instrument describing meal frequency, meal types and temporal distribution.Design: Cross-sectional parallel group design.Subjects: Eighty-three obese women from the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study were compared with 94 reference women, randomly recruited from the population.Method: A new, simplified and self-instructing questionnaire was used to assess meal patterns. Usual meal pattern was… CONTINUE READING