Portion size of common foods predicts energy intake among preschool-aged children.

  title={Portion size of common foods predicts energy intake among preschool-aged children.},
  author={Kristen L McConahy and Helen Smiciklas-Wright and Diane C. Mitchell and Mary Frances Picciano},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  volume={104 6},
This study evaluated the relationship of food intake behaviors to total energy intake among children aged 2 to 5 years old (N=5447) who participated in the Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals, 1994-1996, 1998 (CSFII 94-96, 98). Food intake behaviors examined were portion size for 10 commonly eaten foods, number of eating occasions per day, and number of foods consumed per day. Using regression models, we examined these eating behaviors as predictors of energy intakes with… CONTINUE READING

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