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Overweight adults underestimate intake 300-500 calories per day
Monday, September 22, 2003 7:45 pm Email this article
Overweight adults underestimate food intake by 300 to 500 calories per day.
This according to a 1992 study conducted at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University in New York.
Lichtman S, Pisarska K, Berman E, Pestone M, Dowling H, Offenbacher E, Weisel H, Heshka S, Matthews D, Heymsfield S. Discrepancy between self-reported and actual caloric intake and exercise in obese subjects. N Engl J Med. 1992 Dec 31, 327(27):1893-98.
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