• Cognitive Distraction at Mealtime Decreases Amount Consumed in Healthy Young Adults: A Randomized Crossover Exploratory Study

    9 days ago - By Nutrition

    ABSTRACTBackgroundEnvironmental distractions have been shown to affect eating patterns.ObjectiveThe purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a cognitive distraction on amount, preference, and memory of food consumed and perceptions of fullness, hunger, and enjoyment of food in a healthy young-adult population.MethodsA randomized controlled crossover study of 119 healthy adults assigned participants to begin under either the distracted or control conditions. DIS participants consumed a meal of quiche while completing a Rapid Visual Information Processing for 15 min. CON...
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