Portion size effects on daily energy intake in low-income Hispanic and African American children and their mothers.

@article{Fisher2007PortionSE,
  title={Portion size effects on daily energy intake in low-income Hispanic and African American children and their mothers.},
  author={Jennifer Orlet Fisher and Angeles Arreola and Leann Lipps Birch and Barbara J Rolls},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={86 6},
  pages={1709-16}
}
BACKGROUND Portion size influences children's energy intakes at meals, but effects on daily intake are unknown. OBJECTIVE Effects of large portions on daily energy intake were tested in 5-y-old Hispanic and African American children from low-income families. Maternal food intake data were collected to evaluate familial susceptibility to portion size. DESIGN A within-subjects experimental design with reference and large portion sizes was used in a study of 59 low-income Hispanic and African… CONTINUE READING