Selection and quantification of typical food portions by young adults.

  • Heather Guthrie
  • Published 1984 in Journal of the American Dietetic Association


This study was designed to assess (a) the amount of food young adults selected as an average portion and (b) the accuracy with which they could, without the assistance of food models or probing by an interviewer, describe the amount in quantifiable terms. One hundred and forty-seven adults between 18 and 30 years of age selected average portions of either… (More)