Mothers' views on portion sizes for children.

  title={Mothers' views on portion sizes for children.},
  author={Helen A Croker and Caroline Sweetman and Lucy Cooke},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  volume={22 5},
BACKGROUND Childhood obesity has increased steadily over recent years and has coincided with a general trend towards larger portions of foods consumed both inside and outside the home. A causal link between portion size and weight gain has not been established, although there is evidence of an association between larger portions and greater energy intake. The present study aimed to investigate parent's attitudes, knowledge, practices, and concerns about appropriate portions for children… CONTINUE READING