The Effect of Increased Beverage Portion Size on Energy Intake at a Meal

  • J.E. F
  • L.S. R
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Objective: This study examined the impact of increasing beverage portion size on beverage and food intake. Subjects: Thirty-three subjects, 18 women and 15 men, were included. Intervention: In a crossover design, subjects consumed lunch in the laboratory once a week for 6 weeks. At each test lunch, the same foods were served, but the beverage served was varied in type (cola, diet cola, or water) and portion size (360 g/12 fl oz or 540 g/18 fl oz). Main Outcome Measures: Beverage intake (g); energy intake from foods and beverages (kcal); and ratings of hunger, satiety, and characteristics of the foods and beverages served. Results: Increasing beverage portion size significantly increased the weight of beverage consumed, regardless of the type of beverage served (P

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  • *beverage
  • *caloric intake
  • *drinking
  • *food
  • *psychophysiology
  • adolescent
  • adult
  • article
  • carbonated beverage
  • clinical trial
  • controlled clinical trial
  • controlled study
  • crossover procedure
  • eating
  • female
  • human
  • hunger
  • male
  • middle aged
  • obesity/ep [Epidemiology]
  • obesity/et [Etiology]
  • obesity/pc [Prevention]
  • physiology
  • randomized controlled trial

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  • Flood J.E.

  • Roe L.S.

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