What is the relationship between eating frequency and body weight? (DGAC 2010)
Evidence is insufficient to determine whether frequency of eating has an effect on overweight and obesity in children and adults.
Conduct considerable new research on other behaviors that might influence eating practices. Rationale: We need to know more about child feeding practices, family influences, peer influences, etc. and what can improve them.
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What is the relationship between eating frequency and body weight in adults?
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