Proximity of foods in a competitive food environment influences consumption of a low calorie and a high calorie food.

@article{Privitera2014ProximityOF,
  title={Proximity of foods in a competitive food environment influences consumption of a low calorie and a high calorie food.},
  author={Gregory J. Privitera and Faris M Zuraikat},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={2014},
  volume={76},
  pages={175-9}
}
The objective of this study was to test if proximity of a food or preference for a food influences food intake in a competitive food environment in which one low calorie/low fat (apple slices) and one higher calorie/higher fat (buttered popcorn) food was available in the same environment. The proximity of popcorn and apple slices was manipulated and 56 participants were randomly assigned to groups. In Group Apples Near, apple slices were placed near (within arms reach) a participant and popcorn… CONTINUE READING
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