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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

ESTIMATING CALORIE CONTENT

People underestimate the calorie content of large meals by 23-38%

People underestimated the calorie content of large fast food meals they had ordered by an average of 38 percent, but guessed within 3 percent about the calorie content of small meals according to a study from Brian Wansink from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
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SELF-REPORTED CALORIE INTAKE

Lean women underreported calorie intake by 275 calories per day, obese women 312 calories per day

Lean women underreported their calorie intake by 275 calories per day, while obese women underreported their calorie intake by 312 calories per day according to a new study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Wed, Jul 28, 2010 10:23 am | [0] comments

UNDERREPORTING

Underreporting of calories became worse after a behavioral weight loss program

Underreporting of calorie intake became more prevelant and the amount of underreporting greater after women were in a behavioral weight loss program according to a recent study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Wed, Jul 28, 2010 9:34 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

UNDER-REPORTING CALORIE INTAKE

Obese men underreport their calorie intake by an average of 37 percent

Obese men underreport their calorie intake by an average of 37 percent according to a 2000 study (Goris et al, 2000). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Tue, Apr 27, 2010 11:24 am | [0] comments

UNDER-REPORTING CALORIE INTAKE

Half of women underreport by 800 calories

Overweight women are more likely to under-report food intake than normal weight women according to a 1999 study of 436 healthy middle-aged British females, aged 39- to 70-years-old, with an average body mass index of 24 who were unaware of the intent of the study.

Half of women (52 percent) underreported their calorie intake by an average of 872 calories or 36 percent.

Under-reporters on average weighed 8 pounds more than those who did not underreport (143 pounds versus 135 pounds, respectively). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Tue, Apr 27, 2010 11:04 am | [0] comments
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