Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 17th, 2003
"Vision is one of a number of factors influencing the amount of food consumed during a meal," said Britta Barkeling and collaborators at Huddinge University in Stockholm. "The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of vision on the microstructure of the eating behavior of obese subjects."
The investigators provided 18 obese subjects (average body mass index, 39.1 kg/m2) with a standardized meal on two occasions. The subjects ate one of the meals blindfolded. A...
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