Variety in a meal enhances food intake in man

  title={Variety in a meal enhances food intake in man},
  author={B. Rolls and E. Rowe and E. Rolls and Breda Kingston and R. Gunary},
  journal={Physiology & Behavior},
  • B. Rolls, E. Rowe, +2 authors R. Gunary
  • Published 1981
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Physiology & Behavior
  • We find that in man satiety can be partly specific to foods eaten [12]. The possibility that this specificity of satiety leads to overeating if a wide variety of foods is readily available is tested here. The intakes of subjects offered a variety of foods in succession during a meal were compared to intakes when the same food was offered throughout. Subjects (n=36) ate a third more when offered sandwiches with four different fillings than when just one filling was offered (p<0.001). In another… CONTINUE READING

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