The direct and indirect controls of meal size.

@article{Smith1996TheDA,
  title={The direct and indirect controls of meal size.},
  author={Gerard P. Smith},
  journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews},
  year={1996},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={41-6}
}
Meal size is a major determinant of energy intake and an important phenotype in animal models of obesity and in human eating disorders. Successful analysis of the controls of meal size is a fundamental goal of the science of ingestion. This paper proposes a new classification of the controls of meal size based on an unambiguous physical criterion. The criterion is food stimuli contacting preabsorptive receptors along the surface of the gut from the tip of the tongue to the end of the small… CONTINUE READING

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