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Children consume 13% more calories when given larger portions
Thursday, February 15, 2007 3:47 am Email this article
Feeding children 2- to 9-years-old larger portions increases calorie intake by 13 percent according to a study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Subjects : 75 children
The study involved 75 white children who were served dinner of various portions.
Do you and your family a favor and serve smaller portions.
Fisher JO. Effects of age on children’s intake of large and self-selected food portions. Obesity. 2007 Feb, 15(2):403-12.
AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION
Jennifer Orlet Fisher
USDA-ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center
1100 Bates Street, Suite 4004
Houston, TX 77030
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