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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

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

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

SELF-REPORTED INTAKE

Obese twin underreported intake by 764 calories per day, overestimated exercise by 430 calories

A new study looked at twins that came from the same egg (monozygotic twins) so that they share the same genetics, where one twin was obese, and the other was not.

The obese twins reported eating the same amount of calories as the non-obese twin (2293 calories per day reported by the obese twin versus 2341 calories for the non-obese twin), however, it was determined that the obese twins underreported their calorie intake by an average of 764 calories per day.

The obese twins also reported getting the same amount of physical exercise as the non-obese twin, however, the researchers determined that the obese twins overestimated the amount of physical activity they did by 430 calories per day. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Wed, Mar 17, 2010 11:37 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

SELF-REPORTED INTAKE

Obese people may under-report calorie intake by 50%, lean people by as much as 20%

Obese people may under-report their calorie intake by as much as 50 percent, that is, saying that they only eat half as much as they really do according to one paper. However, studies have found that even lean people may under-report their calorie intake by as much as 20 percent. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Wed, Mar 28, 2007 2:35 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Men underreport calorie intake 12-14 percent, women 16-20 percent

Men underreport calorie intake 12 to 14 percent, and women underreport it 16 to 20 percent according to a study from researchers at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Wed, Oct 13, 2004 6:39 am | [0] comments

Monday, April 19, 2004

Self-reported alcohol intake underreported 44 percent after one week

When people were asked how much alcohol they had to drink one week ago, they underreported the amount by 44 percent according to a study from National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark. This underreporting "is very clear already after 2-3 days," the authors wrote. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, Apr 19, 2004 3:13 pm | [0] comments

Monday, September 22, 2003

Overweight adults underestimate intake 300-500 calories per day

Overweight adults underestimate food intake by 300 to 500 calories per day. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, Sep 22, 2003 7:45 pm | [0] comments
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