Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 31st, 2004
According to a study from France, "A physiological distinction between eating occasions may help account for contradictory findings on the role of eating frequency in energy homeostasis. We assessed this issue using a midafternoon eating occasion known in France as the gouter that often consists of snack foods. Among the 24 male subjects, 8 habitually consumed four meals per day, i.e., were usual gouter eaters (GE), and 16 habitually took three meals per day, i.e., usual non-gouter non-snack eaters (NGNSE).
"All subjects were time blinded from lunchtime and had to...
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