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Meal patterns and obesity. Does snacking play a role?


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Title: Meal patterns and obesity. Does snacking play a role?
Authors: Forslund, Heléne Bertéus 1952-
Issue Date: 2006
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: The Sahlgrenska Academy
Sahlgrenska akademin, Institutionen för medicin, Avdelningen för metabolism och kardiovaskulär forskning
Date of Defence: 2006-06-01
Disputation: Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Sahlgrenska Akademin, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg, kl. 09.00
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: meal patterns
meal frequency
snacking
snacks
temporal distribution
obesity
weight loss
obesity treatment
adherence
life style changes
Abstract: Aims: To describe meal patterns, especially snacking, in obese subjects compared to areference population and to evaluate the importance of meal frequency in obesity treatment.Methods: Two cross sectional studies; 1. Women from the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS)registry study (n=83) and SOS reference study (n=94); 2. Obese men (n=1891) and women(n=2368) from the XENDOS study (XENical in the prevention of Diabetes in ObeseSubjects) and SOS reference study, men (n=505) and women (n=587). 3. A retros... more
ISBN: 91-628-6826-8
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/16836
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

 

 

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