No easy answer to controlling caloric intake from ‘super-sized’ meals

Joffe, Alain
October 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Oct2007, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p935
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the study about the control of caloric intake from super-sized meals in fast food chains in Great Britain. He highlights disagreement on the study which assessed that mean calorie consumption did not differ significantly during the three eating conditions. The author suggests that teaching portion control and recommendation of slower eating rates are unlikely to help in controlling caloric intake on fast food chains.


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