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Energy intake in the obese - is it possible to obtain unbiased information?


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Title: Energy intake in the obese - is it possible to obtain unbiased information?
Authors: Lindroos, Anna Karin 1958-
Issue Date: 1998
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Department of Medicine
Avdelningen för internmedicin
Date of Defence: 1998-06-02
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Dietary assessment methods
Dietary questionnaires
Dietary intake
Energy intake
Validation
Obesity
Under-reporting
Restrained eating
Disinhibition
Hunger
Vertical Banded Gastroplasty
Gastric Banding
Weight loss
Sweet food intake
Leptin
Famil
Abstract: The primary aim of this thesis was to develop a valid and reproducible dietary questionnaire for large surveys with specific attention to capturing dietary intake in obese subjects. Additional aims were to compare dietary intake and eating behaviour (restrained eating, disinhibition and hunger) between obese and nonobese women, to study dietary intake and food selection patterns before and after weight reducing gastroplastic surgery and to evaluate the role of baseline leptin levels (product of ... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/12691
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