Published in Gastroenterology Week, September 25th, 2006
Study 1: Ingestive behavior research may lead to ideal meal size in normal and obese children.
"Review of the ontogeny of the controls of independent ingestion reveals that some of the direct and indirect controls of meal size identified in adult rats function in the first three postnatal weeks. The controls appear sequentially and some of them change their potency after they emerge," a review in the journal Developmental Psychobiology reports.
"Indirect controls exerted by metabolism and adiposity do not emerge until the fourth postnatal week...
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