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Portion Size

Known as: Portion Sizes 
The amount of a particular food one chooses to eat at a single meal. It is different from SERVING SIZE, which is a reference amount of food as… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND When the portion size and energy density (in kcal/g) of a food are varied simultaneously in a single meal, each… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Using self-refilling soup bowls, this study examined whether visual cues related to portion size can influence intake… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The increase in the prevalence of obesity has coincided with an increase in portion sizes of foods both inside and outside the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The objective of this study was to determine how the portion size of a packaged snack affects energy intake of the snack and of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Whether large portion sizes affect children's eating behavior has rarely been studied. OBJECTIVES Our objectives… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE The primary goal was to test the validity of digital photography for measuring food portion sizes compared with weighed… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
  • L. Young, M. Nestle
  • Journal of the American Dietetic Association
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 16326108
The greater energy content of larger food portions could be contributing to the increasing prevalence of overweight. Prevention… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVES Because larger food portions could be contributing to the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity, this study… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Large portions of food may contribute to excess energy intake and greater obesity. However, data on the effects of… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The current epidemic of obesity is caused largely by an environment that promotes excessive food intake and discourages physical… Expand
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