Thursday, 24 September 2015

Is ‘portion control’ the right message? Probably not…

The “portion size effect” shown in here can also be used the other way around, to your benefit, e.g. a bigger serving of vegetables to eat more of them. In fact, that’s part of the conclusion which the media and the NHS omitted.

Here’s what the researchers actually wrote in the systematic review (sadly skipped by the news outlets):

Science Catch-up - The Health Sciences Academy
Pamela is a former accountant, recovering journalist and international cat herder, disabled and chronically sick with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia and Cervical spondylosis, fluent in three languages; English, Spanish and Rubbish. Mostly writes in the latter. She likes Genealogy, Model Railways and Cats.

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