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Effect of fat- and sucrose-containing foods on the size of eating episodes and energy intake in lean males: potential for causing overconsumption.
Eur J Clin Nutr 1994; 48(8):547-55EJ

Abstract

OBJECTIVE

This study compared the action of sucrose- and fat-containing foods on the size of eating episodes (satiation) and postingestive energy intake (satiety).

DESIGN

The study was a 2 x 2 within-subjects design, each subject received each of four conditions in a counterbalanced order.

SETTING

The study was carried out in the Human Appetite and Nutrition Research Unit.

SUBJECTS

Eighteen normal-weight young male University students.

INTERVENTIONS

Subjects consumed a low (2238 kJ) or high (3962 kJ) energy lunch followed 2 h later by the opportunity to eat freely from an ad libitum selection of high fat, low sucrose or high sucrose, low fat snacks. Visual analogue rating scales to record subjective feelings of hunger, fullness and related sensations were completed periodically through the test day.

RESULTS

When offered a high sucrose, low fat selection of snacks subjects consumed less energy than when offered a high fat, low sucrose selection (P < 0.0001). However postingestive satiety was similar. The energy intake of snacks consumed was also determined by hunger; the low energy lunch gave rise to a higher level of hunger and greater intake (P < 0.01). Energy intake for the total day was significantly more when high fat, low sucrose snacks were consumed (P < 0.001).

CONCLUSIONS

These results have indicated that the size of an eating episode is influenced by the level of hunger and the nutrient composition of the foods consumed. High fat foods (probably due to higher energy density) lead to a passive overconsumption which generates a relatively weak satiety.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Psychology, University of Leeds, UK.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Clinical Trial
Controlled Clinical Trial
Journal Article
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

Language

eng

PubMed ID

7956999

Citation

Green, S M., et al. "Effect of Fat- and Sucrose-containing Foods On the Size of Eating Episodes and Energy Intake in Lean Males: Potential for Causing Overconsumption." European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 48, no. 8, 1994, pp. 547-55.
Green SM, Burley VJ, Blundell JE. Effect of fat- and sucrose-containing foods on the size of eating episodes and energy intake in lean males: potential for causing overconsumption. Eur J Clin Nutr. 1994;48(8):547-55.
Green, S. M., Burley, V. J., & Blundell, J. E. (1994). Effect of fat- and sucrose-containing foods on the size of eating episodes and energy intake in lean males: potential for causing overconsumption. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 48(8), pp. 547-55.
Green SM, Burley VJ, Blundell JE. Effect of Fat- and Sucrose-containing Foods On the Size of Eating Episodes and Energy Intake in Lean Males: Potential for Causing Overconsumption. Eur J Clin Nutr. 1994;48(8):547-55. PubMed PMID: 7956999.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Effect of fat- and sucrose-containing foods on the size of eating episodes and energy intake in lean males: potential for causing overconsumption. AU - Green,S M, AU - Burley,V J, AU - Blundell,J E, PY - 1994/8/1/pubmed PY - 1994/8/1/medline PY - 1994/8/1/entrez SP - 547 EP - 55 JF - European journal of clinical nutrition JO - Eur J Clin Nutr VL - 48 IS - 8 N2 - OBJECTIVE: This study compared the action of sucrose- and fat-containing foods on the size of eating episodes (satiation) and postingestive energy intake (satiety). DESIGN: The study was a 2 x 2 within-subjects design, each subject received each of four conditions in a counterbalanced order. SETTING: The study was carried out in the Human Appetite and Nutrition Research Unit. SUBJECTS: Eighteen normal-weight young male University students. INTERVENTIONS: Subjects consumed a low (2238 kJ) or high (3962 kJ) energy lunch followed 2 h later by the opportunity to eat freely from an ad libitum selection of high fat, low sucrose or high sucrose, low fat snacks. Visual analogue rating scales to record subjective feelings of hunger, fullness and related sensations were completed periodically through the test day. RESULTS: When offered a high sucrose, low fat selection of snacks subjects consumed less energy than when offered a high fat, low sucrose selection (P < 0.0001). However postingestive satiety was similar. The energy intake of snacks consumed was also determined by hunger; the low energy lunch gave rise to a higher level of hunger and greater intake (P < 0.01). Energy intake for the total day was significantly more when high fat, low sucrose snacks were consumed (P < 0.001). CONCLUSIONS: These results have indicated that the size of an eating episode is influenced by the level of hunger and the nutrient composition of the foods consumed. High fat foods (probably due to higher energy density) lead to a passive overconsumption which generates a relatively weak satiety. SN - 0954-3007 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/7956999/Effect_of_fat__and_sucrose_containing_foods_on_the_size_of_eating_episodes_and_energy_intake_in_lean_males:_potential_for_causing_overconsumption_ L2 - https://medlineplus.gov/dietaryfats.html DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -