Effect of Meal Size on Energy Intake

Meal portion sizes have been increasing steadily since the 1970s, in parallel with the increasing prevalence of obesity in society. It is known that portion and meal sizes vary depending on the food source and location of consumption. Not surprisingly, the largest portions consumed are generally those obtained at fast-food restaurants, although the portion sizes of home-cooked meals have been increasing steadily as well. Meal size may thus be contributing to the problem of obesity by leading to a daily total energy intake that is greater than the daily total energy expenditure, resulting in a positive energy balance.

Keep Your Weight In Check During The Holidays

Keep Your Weight In Check During The Holidays

A time for giving and receiving, getting closer with the ones we love and marking the end of another year and all the eating also. We eat because the food is yummy and plentiful but we don't usually count calories at this time of year. This book will help you do just this.

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