The psychosocial and behavioral characteristics related to energy misreporting.

@article{Maurer2006ThePA,
  title={The psychosocial and behavioral characteristics related to energy misreporting.},
  author={Jaclyn Maurer and Douglas L. Taren and Pedro J Teixeira and Cynthia A Thomson and Timothy G. Lohman and Scott B. Going and Linda B. Houtkooper},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  year={2006},
  volume={64 2 Pt 1},
  pages={53-66}
}
Energy underreporting occurs in 2% to 85% and overreporting in 1% to 39% of various populations. Efforts are needed to understand the psychosocial and behavioral characteristics associated with misreporting to help improve the accuracy of dietary self-reporting. Past research suggests that higher social desirability and greater eating restraint are key factors influencing misreporting, while a history of dieting and being overweight are more moderately associated. Eating disinhibition, body… CONTINUE READING