Relationship between adiposity and food intake: an example of pseudo-contradictory results obtained in case-control versus between-populations studies.


Seemingly contradictory data support controversies concerning the relationships between food intake and illnesses. The present study of 1035 adults, aged 30-39 years, shows that (1) daily energy intake is not higher in obese than in non-obese people, (2) obesity is more prevalent in social groups where energy intake is higher. These pseudo-contradictory… (More)


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