Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 30th, 2006
According to a study from the United States, "Although most people underestimate the calories they consume during a meal or during the day, calorie underestimation is especially extreme among overweight persons. The reason for this systematic bias is unknown."
B. Wansink and P. Chandon at Cornell University proposed "To investigate whether the association between calorie underestimation and body mass reflects a tendency for all persons to underestimate calories as the size of a meal increases."
They conducted a study of "Overweight and...
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