Navigation Links
New study shows 'just a bite' will satisfy
Date:1/29/2013

How much chocolate would you need to eat to be satisfied? Less than half as much as you think, according to this recently published Cornell University snacking study. Using chocolate chips, apple pie, and potato chips, researchers Ellen van Kleef, Mitsuru Shimizu, and Brian Wansink designed a study to determine if people who were given smaller portions of snack foods would feel hungrier or satisfied fifteen minutes after eating.

Two groups with different portion sizes were tested. The larger portion size group was given 100g of chocolate, 200g of apple pie, and 80g of potato chips, all slightly larger than the recommended portion sizes. This equaled 1370 calories in snack foods. The other group was given 10g, 40g, and 10g of these same foods respectively, for a total of 195 calories. The two groups were given as much time to eat as needed, and were asked to fill out surveys to rate the liking, familiarity, and boredom with the food. They were also asked to rate their hunger and craving before the food was presented and fifteen minutes after the taste tests ended.

The results remarkably showed that smaller portion sizes are capable of providing similar feelings of satisfaction as larger ones. Those given larger portions consumed 77% more food, amounting to 103 calories more, but they did not feel any appetite enhancing or stronger feelings of satiety than the group with the smaller portions. Overall these findings reflect the importance of portion size. While larger portions result in increased food intake, smaller portions may make you feel equally satisfied. The smaller portions can lead to a decline in hunger and desire that would help people limit their food intake. So, next time you are craving a snack food, remember that you can feel similarly satisfied with one handful as you would with two!
'/>"/>

Contact: Sandra Cuellar
foodandbrandlab@cornell.edu
607-254-4960
Cornell Food & Brand Lab
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. New study will predict how trees will adapt to rapid climate change
2. Clemson University researchers to study oil and gas operations impact on Gulf Coast pelicans
3. New study shows stable fisher population in the Southern Sierra Nevada
4. Study of human specimen collections in the US offers first look at their huge diversity
5. BUSM study shows potential of differentiated iPS cells in cell therapy without immune rejection
6. Virginia Tech computer scientists develop new way to study molecular networks
7. Bioengineer studying how to send drugs to lungs through nanotechnology
8. Plants adapt to drought but limits are looming, study finds
9. TGen, Scottsdale Healthcare study shows drug combination extends pancreatic cancer patient survival
10. Study: Viral reactivation a likely link between stress and heart disease
11. Study: Odd biochemistry yields lethal bacterial protein
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/21/2014)... T cells may have the ability to trigger an ... led by King,s College London. Although their immune system ... still be able to mount a strong immune defense, ... Medicine . , Our immune system is made up ... which play an important role in the frontline defense ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... by researchers from several Harvard University labs in ... and aspiring researchers with the intellectual raw materials ... from soft, flexible materials. , With the advent ... advances in manufacturing technology, soft robotics is emerging ... from conventional rigid robot design, but working with ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... you are a species which over thousands of years has ... to a substance that makes the cold dangerous for you. ... Enchytraeus albidus , and the cold provoking substance, called nonylphenol, ... , Nonylphenol is suspected of being a endocrine disruptor, but ... inhibits the worm,s ability to protect the cells in its ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Immune system of newborn babies is stronger than previously thought 2Soft robotics 'toolkit' features everything a robot-maker needs 2Environmental pollutants make worms susceptible to cold 2Environmental pollutants make worms susceptible to cold 3
... of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) has launched a web ... medicine the practice of changing health behaviors to ... The document summarizes scientific evidence supporting lifestyle interventions. ... such as definitions, reimbursement trends, related practice patterns, ...
... advent of the Human Genome Project an explosion of data ... demand to fine-tune genomic codes, which list the "ingredients for ... A Rutgers UniversityCamden biochemist is addressing this ... "background checks" on all known enzyme functions. Thanks to ...
... increases in obesity and associated diseases -- and fiery debates ... team has identified a new genetic mechanism that controls the ... to new treatments for obesity and type 2 diabetes, and ... people and dramatically cut health care costs. A research ...
Cached Biology News:American College of Preventive Medicine releases lifestyle medicine literature review 2Rutgers-Camden developing enzyme function database 2UCF discovery could open door to obesity, diabetes treatments 2
(Date:9/20/2014)... USA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Entries ... 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation . The ... the multi-billion dollar optics and photonics industry, and is ... and photonics , and Photonics Media . , ... the versatility of photonics, said SPIE CEO Eugene Arthurs. ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... YORK, September 18, 2014 Scientists at NYU Langone ... dramatically the efficiency of the process for turning adult ... well-known compounds, including vitamin C. Using the new technique ... cells obtained from adult skin cells by more than ... technique is efficient and reliable, and thus should generally ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... FRANCISCO , Sept. 19, 2014  Nektar ... results from preclinical studies characterizing the analgesic profiles ... peripherally-acting kappa opioid receptor agonist molecules. The preclinical ... polymer medicinal chemistry platform. The analgesic ... in the medical literature. 1,2 Kappa opioid ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... , September 19, 2014 ... Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b2jxhs/micro_market ) has announced the addition of ... Columns"  report to their offering.       ... is one of the fastest-growing segments in the ... billion in 2013, and expected to reach $2.0 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Entry deadline is 10 October for international photonics Prism Awards 2Entry deadline is 10 October for international photonics Prism Awards 3Entry deadline is 10 October for international photonics Prism Awards 4NYU Langone scientists report reliable and highly efficient method for making stem cells 2NYU Langone scientists report reliable and highly efficient method for making stem cells 3Nektar Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Oral, Peripherally-Acting Kappa Agonist Molecules at 2014 American Academy of Pain Management Meeting 2Nektar Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Oral, Peripherally-Acting Kappa Agonist Molecules at 2014 American Academy of Pain Management Meeting 3Nektar Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Oral, Peripherally-Acting Kappa Agonist Molecules at 2014 American Academy of Pain Management Meeting 4Nektar Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Oral, Peripherally-Acting Kappa Agonist Molecules at 2014 American Academy of Pain Management Meeting 5Micro Market Monitor : Global Pre-packed Chromatography Columns 2
... Broadway Hotel in New York on Thursday, ... ... Inc. (Nasdaq:,FVRL), a biopharmaceutical company developing patient-specific, active,immunotherapies for the treatment ... Executive Officer, will present at,the NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry investment ...
... Belgium, August 24 ThromboGenics NV (Euronext,Brussels: THR), ... a business update and its financial results for ... this period, ThromboGenics has raised,additional funds to invest ... good progress with its clinical programs. Highlights ...
... Stem cell company,Neuralstem, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NRLS) ... on the American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)),under the symbol CUR. ... August 27, 2007. "Moving to the Amex is ... of the continuous and significant progress the company has ...
Cached Biology Technology:Favrille CEO to Present at NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Investment Conference 2ThromboGenics - Business Update and Interim Results for the Seven Month Period Ending 30 June 2007 2ThromboGenics - Business Update and Interim Results for the Seven Month Period Ending 30 June 2007 3ThromboGenics - Business Update and Interim Results for the Seven Month Period Ending 30 June 2007 4ThromboGenics - Business Update and Interim Results for the Seven Month Period Ending 30 June 2007 5ThromboGenics - Business Update and Interim Results for the Seven Month Period Ending 30 June 2007 6ThromboGenics - Business Update and Interim Results for the Seven Month Period Ending 30 June 2007 7ThromboGenics - Business Update and Interim Results for the Seven Month Period Ending 30 June 2007 8ThromboGenics - Business Update and Interim Results for the Seven Month Period Ending 30 June 2007 9ThromboGenics - Business Update and Interim Results for the Seven Month Period Ending 30 June 2007 10ThromboGenics - Business Update and Interim Results for the Seven Month Period Ending 30 June 2007 11Neuralstem Shares Accepted for Trading on Amex(R) 2
... The ProteoSpin Detergent Clean-up Micro Kit provides ... removal of SDS, Triton X-100 and other detergents ... spin-column chromatography using Norgens patented protein resin as ... processing 2 50 g of either acidic or ...
Compound(s) screened through any number of client selected assays. Client also selects number of concentrations and replicates....
... hematopoietic stem cells called monocytes. Osteoclasts resorb ... and lowering the surrounding pH to an ... mineral is then solubilized and the collagen ... primarily by Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor (M-CSF) and ...
Values of steady state parameters for enzyme activities are determined....
Biology Products: