Annals of Human Biology; Fallaize R, Markey O
Mar 11th, 2019 - Reducing food portion sizes in the home to tackle obesity-is it that simple?|2019|Fallaize R,Markey O,|prevention & control,statistics & numerical data,
The New England Journal of Medicine; Pomeranz JL, Brownell KD
Sep 24th, 2012 - Portion sizes and beyond--government's legal authority to regulate food-industry practices.|2012|Pomeranz JL,Brownell KD,|legislation & jurisprudence,prevention & control,legislation & jurisprudence,legislation & jurisprudence,
Public Health Nutrition; de Beukelaar MF, Janse ML et. al.
Mar 26th, 2019 - Alcohol consumption may be wrongly estimated because of inaccurate information on actual portion sizes. We compared portion sizes of wine, fortified wine and straight spirits poured at home with the Dutch standard drink sizes. Participants measured portion sizes of wine, fortified wine and straight spirits at home up to a maximum of three times a...
Obesity Reviews : an Official Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity; Kairey L, Matvienko-Sikar K et. al.
Aug 30th, 2018 - Consumption of larger portion sizes is associated with higher energy intake and weight status in children. As parents play a pivotal role in child feeding, we synthesized literature on 'parental portioning practices' using a mixed methods systematic design to inform future strategies addressing portion sizes served to children. Electronic databases PubMed, EMB...
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Mattes RD
Apr 10th, 2018 - Evidence on the "normalizing" effect of reducing food-portion sizes.|2018|Mattes RD,|
The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; Reinders MJ, Huitink M et. al.
Apr 20th, 2017 - The aim of this research was to investigate whether increased portion sizes of vegetables and decreased portion sizes of meat on main dishes increased the amount of vegetables consumed in a real-life restaurant setting without affecting customer satisfaction. The participants were unaware of the experiment. A cross-over design was used in which three restaurants were...
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Johnson SL, Hughes SO et. al.
Jan 30th, 2014 - Children's energy intakes are influenced by the portions they are served. Factors influencing the amounts adults offer children are not well described. We assessed whether the amounts that were served to and consumed by children at meals were related to amounts that parents served themselves. In this repeated-measures, cross-sectional observational study, 145 parents and their preschoolers (82 ...
Public Health Nutrition; Patel S, Vyas A et. al.
May 11th, 2012 - To produce study-specific portion sizes for 11-year-old children in a population-based birth cohort and to compare these study-specific portion sizes with previously published children's portion sizes, to assess their relevance today. Two multiple-pass 24 h dietary recalls were taken. The Food Standard Agency's photographic food atlas was used to quanti...
Appetite Haws KL, Liu PJ
Dec 14th, 2015 - Many restaurants are increasingly required to display calorie information on their menus. We present a study examining how consumers' food choices are affected by the presence of calorie information on restaurant menus. However, unlike prior research on this topic, we focus on the effect of calorie information on food choices made from a menu that contains both full size portions and hal...
Harvard Men's Health Watch;
Oct 31st, 2013 - How to build a better sandwich. Pay attention to portion sizes and sodium content, and explore healthier alternatives.|2013||
International Journal of Obesity (2005); Raynor HA
Jul 18th, 2014 - As portion size has increased in the United States, greater concern has arisen regarding the positive relationship between portion size and consumption, and how this relationship may negatively impact weight management. This article is a summary of a roundtable discussion from the Forefronts in Portion Size Conference held in Philadelphia, PA, USA in May 2013. The roundtabl...
Harvard Health Letter;
Jul 17th, 2014 - Restaurant meals: How to make them healthier. Dine without worry by watching portion sizes, ingredients, side dishes, and sauces.|2014||
The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; Hollands GJ, Cartwright E et. al.
Aug 17th, 2018 - Reducing the portion sizes of foods available in restaurants and cafeterias is one promising approach to reducing energy intake, but there is little evidence of its impact from randomised studies in field settings. This study aims to i. examine the feasibility and acceptability, and ii. estimate the impact on energy purchased, of reducing portion sizes in worksite ca...
Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.); Mooreville M, Davey A et. al.
Feb 16th, 2015 - Determine the association of children's susceptibility to large food portion sizes with appetite regulation and obesity. Normal-weight and obese non-Hispanic black children (n = 100) aged 5-6 years were observed in four dinner conditions of varying portion size; portions of all foods (except milk) offered were: 100% (677 kcal), 150% (1015 kcal), 200% (1353 kcal), or ...
Public Health Nutrition; Lewis HB, Ahern AL et. al.
Jun 21st, 2012 - To identify and compare suggested food portion sizes in UK schemes. The study collated and compared suggested portion sizes from selected UK schemes intended both for general advice and weight-loss advice. Portion size schemes were included if they were relevant to the UK, provided actual portion size information, were intended for adults and were obtai...
Public Health Nutrition; Køster-Rasmussen R, Siersma V et. al.
Nov 10th, 2014 - Standard portions or substitution of missing portion sizes with medians may generate bias when quantifying the dietary intake from FFQ. The present study compared four different methods to include portion sizes in FFQ. We evaluated three stochastic methods for imputation of portion sizes based on information about anthropometry, sex, physical act...
Public Health Nutrition; Lyons J, Walton J et. al.
Sep 16th, 2014 - To describe relationships between the portion sizes of a range of foods commonly consumed by Irish children and adolescents and key indicators of dietary quality on the days they were consumed. Cross-sectional data from the Irish National Children's Food Survey (2003-2004; 7 d weighed record) and National Teens' Food Survey (2005-2006; 7 d semi-weighed record) were used to compare...
Public Health Nutrition; Brogden N, Almiron-Roig E
Apr 6th, 2011 - To explore the extent to which appetite status influences portion size estimation in men under laboratory conditions and to quantify how much participants' portion estimates differed from the recommended portion sizes defined by authoritative bodies (i.e. government and health professionals' reference amounts). Repeated, randomized cross-over trial with each particip...
Public Health Nutrition; Steenhuis IH, Leeuwis FH et. al.
Nov 16th, 2009 - Larger food portion sizes lead to increased energy intake levels and might contribute to the current obesity epidemic. Only a very limited number of studies are available on the actual development of food portion sizes during past decades. The present study aims to reveal trends in portion sizes of some high-energy-dense food products during recent deca...
International Journal of Obesity (2005); Roberto CA, Khandpur N
Jul 18th, 2014 - Accurate and easy-to-understand nutrition labeling is a worthy public health goal that should be considered an important strategy among many to address obesity and poor diet. Updating the Nutrition Facts Panel on packaged foods, developing a uniform front-of-package labeling system and providing consumers with nutrition information on restaurant menus offer important opportunities to educate pe...